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Beef Meatballs in Pepper Onion Sauce.

Beef Meatballs in sweet pepper onion sauce.

 

Here’s another quick and easy recipe that could be made with a very versatile ingredient – MEATBALLS.

 

If you are inviting guests over or planning to have a party, this recipe could be used as an appetizer.

Considering it’s budget-friendly and requires only minimal ingredients, the sweetness of the caramelized onions and spicy taste of the peppers is going to tantalize their taste buds and make them crave for more!

beef pepper in onion and pepper sauce.

 

How to use beef meatball recipe for meals.

 

  • Use the sweet and spicy meatballs as a filling for bread and buns. 

 

  • If you are planning to serve the caramelized meatballs as an appetizer for adults this dish could be accompanied with cheesy garlic bread.

 

  • To make your party table more delectable you could pop these meatballs on skewers with any cheese of your choice and the kids are going to love it!

 

  • If you feel really lazy or in a rush and want to prep up a quick meal, why not stick to the traditional spaghetti and meatballs. 

 

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Beef Meatballs in sweet pepper onion sauce. Here’s another quick and easy recipe that could be made with a very versatile ingredient – MEATBALLS. If you are inviting guests over or planning to have a party, this recipe could be used as an appetizer.

 

Storing- let the meatball cool down and store in an airtight container.

 

Freezing- once cooled, store in freezer up to 2-3 weeks. The chances of spoilage are very minimal due to the usage of sauces that have their own preservatives.

Nevertheless, bear in mind to eat your food as and when it is prepared to retain the goodness and nutritional benefits of same.

 

Stopping food waste- any leftovers can be stored easily and used for toppings over toasted bread or added to omelets. 

 

More meatball recipes!

How to make spicy beef meatballs.

Sri Lankan beef meatball curry.

 

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Beef Meatballs in Pepper

Onion Sauce.

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

 

500g pack of beef meatballs

1 tablespoon crushed ginger

3 medium-sized onions sliced fine

2 tablespoons of honey

1 tablespoon of hoisin sauce 

1 teaspoon of soy sauce

1 tablespoon of freshly ground pepper

1/2 cup water 

Salt to season(use very sparingly as soy and oyster/hoisin sauce do have a high level of sodium)

3 tablespoons of oil

 

Method.

30 minutes before making the recipe, leave the frozen meatballs in a bowl of water to reach room temperature.

 

Place a large frying pan over low-medium fire and pour in the oil(3 tbsp). Add the ginger(1 tbsp)to the oil and saute for 2 minutes.

 

Add the onions (3 medium, sliced fine) and cook until they turn soft.

 

Add the meatballs to the pan and shallow fry them for 3-5 minutes, constantly move the meatballs and onions so they evenly fry on all sides.

 

Then add in the honey (2 tbsp), Hoisin sauce (1 tbsp) and Soy sauce (1tsp), cook over low-medium fire for 3 minutes, taste and season with salt if necessary, you will need to be careful with the amount of salt you use as soy and hoisin sauce do have quite a bit of sodium in them.

 

Pour in the water (1/2 cup) reduce fire to low and slow simmer for 2-3 minutes.

 

Add the pepper (1 tbsp), mix well and continue to slow simmer for 15-25 minutes or until all the liquid evaporates and the onions caramelize leaving a thick sauce covering the meatballs.

 

Beef Meatballs in Pepper Onion Sauce.

Beef Meatballs in Pepper Onion Sauce.
Beef Meatballs in sweet pepper onion sauce.

 Here’s another quick and easy recipe that could be made with a very versatile ingredient – MEATBALLS.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 500g pack of beef meatballs
  • 1 tablespoon crushed ginger
  • 3 medium-sized onions sliced fine
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt to season(use very sparingly as soy and oyster/hoisin sauce do have a high level of sodium)
  • 3 tablespoons of oil

Instructions

30 minutes before making the recipe, leave the frozen meatballs in a bowl of water to reach room temperature.

Place a large frying pan over low-medium fire and pour in the oil(3 tbsp). Add the ginger(1 tbsp)to the oil and saute for 2 minutes.

Add the onions (3 medium, sliced fine) and cook until they turn soft.

Add the meatballs to the pan and shallow fry them for 3-5 minutes, constantly move the meatballs and onions so they evenly fry on all sides.

Then add in the honey (2 tbsp), Hoisin sauce (1 tbsp) and Soy sauce (1tsp), cook over low-medium fire for 3 minutes, taste and season with salt if necessary, you will need to be careful with the amount of salt you use as soy and hoisin sauce do have quite a bit of sodium in them.

Pour in the water (1/2 cup) reduce fire to low and slow simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Add the pepper (1 tbsp), mix well and continue to slow simmer for 15-25 minutes or until all the liquid evaporates and the onions caramelize leaving a thick sauce covering the meatballs.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 326Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 596mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 3gSugar: 17gProtein: 12g

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