Perfect for Kids
Approx 8 Serves
These meatballs are great to have on hand for your toddler or older baby and can be made, fried, frozen then defrosted and reheated to serve as a meal when needed.
TIP Maximise iron absorption by serving the meatballs with green vegetables, such as cooked silverbeet or broccoli, and food high in vitamin C, such as capsicums, kiwifruits and mandarins.
Great to have on hand for your toddler or older baby. These meatballs can be made, fried and frozen, then defrosted and reheated to serve as a meal when needed. Alternatively they can be served cold as a snack food. Another benefit is that it hides some veg and is a great way to introduce your little one to new flavours. TIP: Maximise iron absorption by serving the meatballs with green vegetables such as broccoli or cooked silverbeet and vegetables or fruit high in vitamin C, such as sweet capsicum and mandarins.
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Babies & Toddlers,
500g Quality Mark beef mince
1-2 slices wheatmeal bread
finely chopped or grated
peeled and grated
1 tsp mixed herbs
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp olive oil
To Make Dish
Whizz the bread in a food processor. Alternatively, cut off the crusts from the bread, wet it quickly under the tap and rip into pieces before transferring to a mixing bowl..
Place the bread, mince, onion, carrot, egg, herbs and garlic in a bowl and mix until wellcombined. This is best done with clean hands.
Roll mince mixture into approximately 24 small balls, toss each ball lightly in plain flour and place on plates covered with grease-proof paper. Pop in the fridge for at least half an hour prior to frying.
In a frypan, over a medium heat fry meatballs. Turning them until they are nicely browned on all sides and no longer pink inside. Do this in two batches.
Serve with cooked vegetables, kumara (or pasta) and fruit, Alternatively, serve cold as a snack food.
Nutrition Information per Serving (101g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)