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Toffee Apple Meatballs

The Perfect Summer Beef Mince Recipe

10

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

Allyson Gofton

Recipe author

Allyson Gofton

Perfect picnic food - chip-coated meatballs - a real treat for the kids, although you’ll find the adults sneaking away with one or two for themselves!

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Ingredients

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750g Quality Mark beef mince

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1/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs

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3 spring onions

finely sliced

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a handful of parsley

chopped

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4 gherkins

finely chopped

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1/2 cup tomato sauce

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150g of potato chips

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crushed

Method

To Make Meatballs

1

Preheat the oven to 200ºC.

2

In a bowl mix together the beef mince, breadcrumbs, egg, spring onions, parsley, gherkins if using, and tomato sauce.

3

Season with salt and pepper if wished.

4

With wet hands, mould into 10 balls.

5

Roll in the crushed potato chips to coat.

6

Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes until cooked and the chip coating is golden.

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Serve like a toffee apple, pierced with a bamboo skewer or butcher’s stick, with plenty of tomato sauce on the side.

Nutrition Information per Serving (236g)

This dish is packed with iron, zinc and vitamin B12 contributing to immunity and energy levels.

Energy

1780kJ (425 kcal)

Protein

38.6g

Total Fat

16.9g

Saturated Fat

5.2g

Carbs

28.1g

Dietary Fibre

g

Sodium

478mg

Iron

6.7mg

Zinc

7.1mg

Vitamin B12

4.4µg