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SPONSORED: Ostrich meatballs in tomato sauce


ostrich meatballs

Ingredients 15
Servings 4
Time 15 mins

Ingredients

  • For the quick tomato sauce:
  • 30
    ml
    sunflower oil
  • 1
    onion - chopped
  • 1
    celery stick - chopped
  • 1
    carrot - chopped
  • 2 x 410
    g
    cans Rhodes chopped and peel tomatoes
  • 115
    g
    can - Rhodes tomato paste
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • sugar - to taste
  • For the ostrich meatballs:
  • 500
    g
    lean ground ostrich
  • 1
    red onion - finely chopped
  • 1
    handful
    parsley - finely chopped
  • 1
    cloves
    garlic - crushed
  • 5
    ml
    salt
 

Method

40 mins
 

Heat the oil, add the vegetables and fry until soft.


Stir in the garlic, Rhodes chopped & peeled tomatoes and Rhodes tomato paste. 


Bring the sauce to the boil and season to taste. 


Reduce heat and simmer for 20 - 30 mins or until thickened, stirring occasionally. 


To make the meatballs, combine the ground ostrich with the onion, parsley, garlic and spices. 


Mix together well. 


Roll into 12 meatballs of equal size. 


Place the meatballs in a baking dish and bake in an oven preheated to 180°C for 20 mins. 


Pour the tomato sauce over the meatballs and bake for a further 20 mins. 


Serve hot over pasta, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.


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