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Toffee Apple Meatballs

The Perfect Summer Beef Mince Recipe

10

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

Allyson Gofton

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Allyson Gofton

Perfect picnic food - chip-coated meatballs - a real treat for the kids, although you’ll find the adults sneaking away with one or two for themselves!

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Ingredients

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750g Quality Mark beef mince

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1/4 cup breadcrumbs

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3 finely chopped spring onions

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1/4 cup chopped parsley

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4 finely chopped gherkins

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1/2 cup tomato sauce

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150g potato chip

Experiment with the flavours by choosing your kids’ favourite chips – try salt and vinegar, BBQ or plain.

Method

To Make Meatballs

1

Preheat the oven to 200ºC.

2

In a bowl mix together the beef mince, breadcrumbs, egg, spring onions, parsley, gherkins if using, and tomato sauce.

3

Season with salt and pepper if wished.

4

With wet hands, mould into 10 balls.

5

Roll in the crushed potato chips to coat.

6

Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes until cooked and the chip coating is golden.

7

Serve like a toffee apple, pierced with a bamboo skewer or butcher’s stick, with plenty of tomato sauce on the side.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (236g)

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

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Energy

1780 (425)kJ

Protein

38.6g

Total Fat

16.9g

Saturated Fat

5.2g

Carbs

28.1g

Sugars

8.2g

Sodium

478mg

Iron*

6.7mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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