Prepare these meatballs in sauce with sweet potato and peas

meatballs in sauce with sweet potato and peas

This is probably one of the most delicious meatball recipes we have prepared in Bezzia. Not so much for the meatballs, since we have prepared them the same way before, but for the sauce. A tomato sauce with sweet potato, peas and a somewhat special picada.

Yes, the key to these meatballs in sauce with sweet potato and peas is in their sauce. A thick tomato sauce that acquires a sweet spot thanks to the sweet potato and texture thanks to a chopped nuts and chocolate. Prepare a good piece of bread because you will not stop spreading until it is over, you have been warned!

As for its preparation, this recipe has no mystery and is relatively quick. Do you have children at home? You can ask them to help you form the meatballs. Being part of the preparation of the food is very beneficial for the little ones, so don't hesitate! Prepare a simple green salad and a Peach and Greek Yogurt Dessert and the food will be done.

Ingredients for 4

For the meatballs

  • 500 g. minced meat (mixture of beef and pork)
  • 1 slice of old town bread
  • 100 ml. milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 white onion, finely chopped
  • Flour (XNUMXg)

For the sauce

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon of chorizo ​​pepper meat
  • 1 glass of crushed tomato or grated tomato
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • Minced: 2 garlic cloves + a handful of almonds + an ounce of chocolate.
  • Olive oil
  • Vegetables soup
  • Sal Island

Step by step

  1. Place the milk in a small bowl and introduce the slice of bread in this. Booking.
  2. In a large bowl mix the minced meat with the egg, the onion, the slightly drained bread, a pinch of salt and pepper until they are well integrated.
  3. Then shape the meatballs with your hands and pass them through flour.
  4. Heat oil in a saucepan and fry the meatballs in batches until well browned. So, take them out and reserve them on a plate.

meatballs in sauce with sweet potato and peas

  1. In the same oil now fry the garlic and onion for 5 minutes.
  2. Take advantage of that time to prepare the mince, working in the mortar all the ingredients that are indicated and reserve.
  3. After five minutes, incorporate the sweet potato and fry for a couple of minutes.
  4. Then add concentrated tomato, the chorizo ​​pepper and the crushed tomato and cook a couple more minutes.

meatballs in sauce with sweet potato and peas

  1. Then pour vegetable broth until almost covering the sweet potato and peas. Cook until the sweet potato is almost tender.
  2. Then, incorporates the chopped, return the meatballs to the casserole and cook an additional three to four minutes over medium-low heat.
  3. Enjoy the meatballs in sauce with sweet potato and peas.

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