Basmati Rice Meatballs with Mixed Herbs
5 - 6
Adding rice to the meatballs bulks them out as well as adding extra fibre and carbohydrates for energy. Add in a little basil pesto when serving for extra flavour.
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500g Quality Mark beef mince
1/2 cup basmati rice
1/4 cup mixed herbs
1, peeled and finely diced onion
1, peeled and finely diced carrot
550g pasta sauce
1 and 1/2 cups beef stock
To Slow Cook
Oven Cooking Method
Turn the slow cooker on to low to pre-warm while preparing the ingredients.
Mix together the mince, rice and herbs with a good seasoning of salt and pepper.
Take dessertspoonfuls of mixture and roll firmly into balls and set aside.
Put the onion and carrot Into the pre-warmed slow cooker.
Mix together the cook-in-style sauce and beef stock or water and pour into the slow cooker.
Stir to mix evenly with the vegetables.
Sit the meatballs on top and cover with the lid.
Cook on low for 6–7 hours or on high for 3–4 hours.
Serve with your favourite vegetables.
Nutrition Information per Serving (223g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)