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Meatballs with vegetable sauce and caramelized onions

Meatballs with vegetable sauce and caramelized onions

For today I prepared a lunch full of vitamins, a reinterpretation of the tomato sauce with meatballs from the Transylvania area, which I did not love at all in my childhood :) As you will see below… it is a nutritious food full of elements healthy, which finally give a delicious dish.

  • I used for the sauce:
  • 1 bunch of broccoli
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery root
  • 2 celery stalks celery
  • 1 fennel
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • half a leek
  • 1 potato
  • salt,
  • harissa,
  • Turkmen
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 can of skinless tomatoes (organic)
  • For meatballs:
  • 1 kg minced pork + beef
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • dried green coriander
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • Turkmen,
  • ienibahar,
  • ground ginger,
  • salt,
  • chilly
  • For caramelized onions:
  • 6 red onions
  • salt
  • sugar

Servings: 4

Preparation time: less than 60 minutes

RECIPE PREPARATION Meatballs with vegetable sauce and caramelized onions:

Meatballs: I put the minced meat in a bowl and I added eggs, minced garlic, breadcrumbs, coriander and spices and I mixed everything well, then I formed with my hand and with the help of a fork, meatballs, which I flattened them to fry them evenly, I put them in a pan with a little oil, over a moderate heat and I fried them until they were nicely browned on both sides.

Vegetable sauce: I put salt water in a pot, then I cleaned the celery and the carrot, I washed them well and then when the water started to boil I added them there, after they softened a little I added the bouquets of broccoli and towards finally the leeks, fennel and potatoes, all cut into cubes. I let the vegetables boil well, then I drained them and put them in the blender, adding a little of the water in which they boiled, and half a can of tomatoes cleaned of I continued to mix in the blender all the vegetables until they were nicely mashed and turned into a delicious sauce. I then put the sauce in a saucepan, I put it on the fire to boil for 2-3 minutes. to harmoniously combine all the flavors and at the end I added the spices and butter.

Onion: I cleaned and washed the onions, then cut them scales and put them in a hot pan with a little oil, where I let them fry nicely over high heat for a start, then over low heat. I added a little salt. and finally a handful of sugar to caramelize them.

I served the vegetable sauce with meatballs and caramelized onions with a delicious salad of greens… tomatoes, cucumbers, baby spinach and leurda .. a wonder ..

Great appetite!