Meatballs with spicy tomato sauce
( SERVES 4 )
|2 slices||White bread, torn|
|700 g||Beef mince|
|2||Garlic cloves, crushed|
|1 tsp||Fresh thyme, chopped|
|¼ cup||Chives, chopped|
|2 Tbsp||Olive oil|
Spicy tomato sauce
- To make the spicy tomato sauce, place the garlic, chilli and tomatoes in a frying pan over high heat. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until thickened. Set aside.
- Place the bread and milk in a bowl and set aside for 2 minutes or until the milk is absorbed.
- Add the mince, garlic, chives, thyme and eggs and mix well to combine. Roll 1 Tbsp of the mixture, at a time, into balls. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
- Cook the meatballs, in batches, for 4-6 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with the spicy tomato sauce for dipping.