Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

A staple mid-week dish that my mother cooked at home. An Australian tablespoon equals 20ml.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together well the ground beef, carrot, bacon, egg, salt and pepper to taste, and crumbled bread. Shape into balls the size of a ping-pong ball.
  2. Heat olive oil into a heavy based pan and saute the meat balls until browned.
  3. Add tomato juice, tomato ketchup, Golden Syrup and Worcestershire sauce, bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer over low heat for 1 hour.
  4. Add drained kidney beans, and heat through gently.
  5. Serve with cooked rice.