Beef meatballs in tomato and mushroom sauce recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 3 hr
(on high slow cooker setting)
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  • This easy meatball recipe really couldn’t be simpler. Just make the meatballs and put them in your slow cooker with the sauce and leave to simmer.

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    Ingredients

    • 500g minced beef
    • 1 onion, very finely chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    • 50g wholemeal bread crumbs
    • 1 tbsp Italian herb seasoning
    • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
    • 2 tbsp tomato puree
    • 100g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
    • 1 vegetable stock cube, dissolved in 150ml boiling water

    Method

    • Mix together the beef, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs and herbs. Shape into 16 small balls.

    • Place the meatballs in the slow cooker, add the tomatoes, tomato puree, mushrooms and stock. Cook on High for 3 hours.

    Top tip for making Beef meatballs in tomato and mushroom sauce

    Delicious served with buttered pasta.

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