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Mini Meatballs

ACT Nutrition Support Service » Recipes » Mini Meatballs

Mini Meatballs

Makes 12

Ingredients
300g lean beef mince
1 carrot
1 zucchini
½ teaspoon paprika
½ dried mixed herbs
1 egg
½ cup breadcrumbs
Spray olive oil

Method

  1. Grate carrot. Grate and squeeze zucchini. Beat egg.
  2. Combine mince, carrot, zucchini, paprika and herbs in a large mixing bowl. Add beaten egg and breadcrumbs and mix well.
  3. Roll mixture into small balls and place on a clean plate. Cover and refrigerate for half an hour.
  4. Lightly spray a frypan with oil, or use a non-stick frypan, and cook meatballs in batches for 5 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  5. Insert a toothpick into the meatballs and serve with a tomato salsa.
This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the ACT Government Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy.