meatball and garlic bread tray bake
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 50 min
  • Servings: 3
  • Preparation Time: 10 min
  • 350g turkey thigh mince
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion , chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 150g ball mozzarella , torn into pieces
  • 4 garlic breadsticks or garlic bread slices, torn or chopped into chunks
  • 25g cheddar , grated
  • green salad or spaghetti, to serve
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1.Combine the mince, oregano, fennel seeds and some seasoning in a bowl. Take walnut-sized pieces of the mixture and roll into balls. Heat half the oil in a large, shallow ovenproof pan and cook the meatballs until browned all over .
  2. 2.Heat the remaining oil in the pan and add the onion. Cook until softened, about 10-12 mins, stirring regularly. Stir in the garlic for another minute, then the tomato puree, chopped tomatoes and sugar.
  3. 3.Simmer for 10-15 mins, then season to taste. Place the meatballs on top of the sauce, then add the mozzarella, garlic bread and the cheddar on top. Bake for 15-20 mins until golden and crisp.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
it is a very good meal to have