Albondigas (Meatballs)

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the 3 cloves garlic, 1 tbl onion, cumin, cloves, salt and pepper in a food processor; process until well ground.
  • Transfer spices to a bowl and add the beef, pork, raw egg, breadcrumbs and mint; mix together thoroughly with your hands.
  • Cut the hard-boiled eggs in half and each half into 9 pieces.
  • Form meatballs around each egg piece; set aside.
  • To make the sauce, puree the tomatoes, garlic and onion in a blender or food processor; strain.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet and add pureed tomatoe mixture; bring to a boil.
  • add water and salt and simmer for 6 minutes.
  • Uncover and add meatballs to the sauce.
  • Cook, covered, over low heat for 30 minutes; correct seasonings if desired.
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