Chef John

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30+ years of experience in the culinary industry

Meatballs With Tomato Sauce

Meatballs and tomato sauce are a classic combination. This recipe will show you an easy way to add this dish to your repertoire. You can eat them by themselves or have them with your spaghetti, but either way, they are simply delicious!

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CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
TIME: 40 min
SERVING: 4 People
INGREDIENTS:
  • 【Meatballs】
  • 1 ½ lb Ground Pork
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing Wine
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Garlic Salt
  • 2 tbsp Celery, Diced
  • 2 tbsp Onion, Diced
  • 【Pan-fry The Meatballs】 ㅤ ㅤ
  • ½ cup Cooking Oil
  • 【Stir-fry The Meatballs】
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Mashed Garlic
  • ½ Onion, Diced
  • 2 medium Tomato, Diced
  • tbsp Tomato Paste
  • cup Chicken Broth
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Green Peas
  • 2 tbsp Slurry( 1 Tbsp of Cornstarch and 2 Tbsp of Water. )
  • 5 oz Cooked Pasta
LET'S START
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
In a large mixing bowl, add all 【Meatballs】ingredients and Stir well.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
Make the mixed meat into small meatballs.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Put the meatballs in a pot, pour 1/4 cup of oil on medium heat, and fry them until both sides turn golden brown then remove them.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
In a medium fry-pan add oil, garlic, onion, tomato, tomato paste, chicken broth, sugar, salt, and meatballs. Stir all the ingredients well.
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Finally add green peas and slurry. stir well.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Put cooked meatballs on the pasta to finish.
Step 7
Step 7
Step 7
Enjoy!