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Sweet Onion Meatballs

Photo by: Anthia Koullouros
  • 4 servings
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Photo by: Anthia Koullouros

These sweet onion meatballs are a great, healthy, family meal to fill hungry tummies. They are great on their own or served with a salad, vegetables or with some cheese grated on top.  

Servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 400 g minced pork, beef, chicken, lamb, or a mixture of pork and beef.
  • 65 g coconut oil, butter or ghee, for frying.
  • 1 medium onion, diced.
  • 2 egg yolks (keep the whites for an omelette).
  • 1 teaspoon herb/spice blend of your choice.
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.

Directions

Preheat the oven first at 220°C / 425°F. Melt half the butter in a pan on low, add onion and stir until transparent. Season with dried herbs and spices, salt and pepper. Mix together the cooked onion, the mince and egg yolks in a bowl. Shape the mixture into 8 -12 balls.

Melt
 the remaining oil in a pan on medium heat. Add the meatballs, turning frequently, until cooked and golden brown.

Alternatively you may wish to bake your meatballs. Rub butter and oil in baking dish and place meatballs in dish and bake. Serve with finely chopped fresh parsley and lemon wedges or with dips.

Serving Variations:
-Add to lunch boxes with vegetable sticks.
-Bake meatballs in homemade tomato sauce and grated parmesan cheese.
-Wrap in lettuce with a dip or dressing.
-Serve with fresh, raw or cooked salads or vegetables.


Note

These sweet onion meatballs are a great, healthy, family meal to fill hungry tummies.

These sweet onion meatballs are a great, healthy, family meal to fill hungry tummies. They are great on their own or served with a salad, vegetables or with some cheese grated on top.

Ingredients

  • 400 g minced pork, beef, chicken, lamb, or a mixture of pork and beef.
  • 65 g coconut oil, butter or ghee, for frying.
  • 1 medium onion, diced.
  • 2 egg yolks (keep the whites for an omelette).
  • 1 teaspoon herb/spice blend of your choice.
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
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Directions

Preheat the oven first at 220°C / 425°F. Melt half the butter in a pan on low, add onion and stir until transparent. Season with dried herbs and spices, salt and pepper. Mix together the cooked onion, the mince and egg yolks in a bowl. Shape the mixture into 8 -12 balls.

Melt
 the remaining oil in a pan on medium heat. Add the meatballs, turning frequently, until cooked and golden brown.

Alternatively you may wish to bake your meatballs. Rub butter and oil in baking dish and place meatballs in dish and bake. Serve with finely chopped fresh parsley and lemon wedges or with dips.

Serving Variations:
-Add to lunch boxes with vegetable sticks.
-Bake meatballs in homemade tomato sauce and grated parmesan cheese.
-Wrap in lettuce with a dip or dressing.
-Serve with fresh, raw or cooked salads or vegetables.

Note

These sweet onion meatballs are a great, healthy, family meal to fill hungry tummies.