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Mini Meatball Burgers with Tomato Sauce

Mini Meatball Burgers with Tomato Sauce

Preparation time:

15 mins

Cooking time:

20 mins approx

Serves:

4

Ingredients

  • 200g pork mince
  • 200g veal mince
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp sage leaves, finely chopped
  • zest of one lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups tomato passata
  • 1 cup Beerenberg Tomato Sauce or Beerenberg Hot Tomato Sauce
  • Parmesan cheese, to serve
  • 12 small white dinner rolls
  • Rocket leaves, to serve

Method:

Mix together the mince, cheese, eggs, lemon zest, sage, and season to taste. Shape into about 12 small meatballs (about the size of a golf ball). Place on a large plate, cover with plastic and leave to chill in the fridge for half an hour.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan on high and brown the meatballs on all sides (in batches). Drain away any extra fat from the pan, return all the meatballs to it and pour over the Beerenberg Tomato Sauce and passata. Reduce heat and leave to simmer for 10 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through. Grate over the parmesan cheese and place the pan on the table with a pile of small bread rolls so everyone can serve themselves.