Author Topic: Albóndigas de la abuela Andrea (Grandma Andrea’s meatballs)  (Read 2321 times)

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Name of Recipe:  Albóndigas de la abuela Andrea (Grandma Andrea’s meatballs) – not tested

Serves:  4

Ingredients: 
250g beef
250g pork
3 cloves garlic, peeled
1 sprig of parsley
2 eggs
80g breadcrumbs
50g white wine
Salt
Flour for dredging
Olive oil

For the sauce
50g oil
100g onion peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled
1kg tinned tomatoes
25g sugar
Salt
Pepper

Preparation: 
Cut the meat into pieces, removing any fat.
Put it in the  *: with the garlic and parsley 10 seconds / Speed 8.
Add the eggs, the breadcrumbs, the wine and the salt 6 seconds / Speed 3½.
Take the mixture out of the bowl and form into large balls using your hands.
Dredge in the flour and fry in a pan in hot oil.  Reserve.
Clean the  *: thoroughly in order to prepare the sauce.
Add the oil, onion and garlic 10 seconds / Speed 5.
Push down the ingredients inside the  *: 3 minutes / 100° / Speed 2.
Add the tomato and sugar, season then 30 minutes / 100° / Speed 1.
Add the meatballs to the sauce 2 minutes / 100° /  :-: / Speed  ^^.
Serve the meatballs with the sauce and if desired, garnish with some parsley leaves.

Origin:  This is a translation of a recipe in Cocina española con Thermomix

Rosemary from Bournemouth formerly Gloucestershire