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Rice Meatballs

Basmati Rice Meatballs with Mixed Herbs

5 - 6

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

6 hrs

Cook Time

Allyson Gofton

Recipe author

Allyson Gofton

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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Mince,

Lunch,

Dinner,

Everyday,

Rice,

Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1/2 cup Basmati rice

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1/4 cup mixed herbs

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1, peeled and finely diced onion

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1, peeled and finely diced carrot

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550g tomato pasta sauce

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1 and 1/2 cups beef stock

Method

To Slow Cook

Oven Cooking Method

1

Turn the slow cooker on to low to pre-warm while preparing the ingredients.

2

Mix together the mince, rice and herbs with a good seasoning of salt and pepper.

3

Take dessertspoonfuls of mixture and roll firmly into balls and set aside.

4

Put the onion and carrot Into the pre-warmed slow cooker.

5

Mix together the cook-in-style sauce and beef stock or water and pour into the slow cooker.

6

Stir to mix evenly with the vegetables.

7

Sit the meatballs on top and cover with the lid.

8

Cook on low for 6–7 hours or on high for 3–4 hours.

9

Serve with your favourite vegetables.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (223g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1034 (247)kJ

Protein

22.1g

Total Fat

6g

Saturated Fat

2.5g

Carbs

25.1g

Sugars

10.1g

Sodium

502mg

Iron*

3.9mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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