Posted on 14 Oct 2019

Weight loss retreat meat balls

BakedJuicyBeefMeatballswithRoastedSweetPotatoandBroccoli888028Lean beef meat balls in a tomato basil sauce served with roasted broccoli

This high in protein dish is a winter favourite and the roasted broccoli with Cornish rock salt makes a great vegetable side dish. It's extremely easy to make and makes for a good family dish.


500grams of lean beef mince

400grams of tin tomatoes

6 tbs of olive oil

2 brown onions

2 garlic cloves

2 handfuls of basil

1 tbs of dried mixed herbs

500 ml of fresh beef stock

Salt and Pepper to taste

2 x Broccoli

Cooking Method

Cook off the onions and garlic in olive oil.

Then add the herbs, tomatoes and beef stock and bring to a simmer.

To prepare the meat balls mix the garlic, dried herbs, salt and pepper.

Wet your hands and roll the mixture into balls.

Next brown of the meat balls and then add them to the sauce and cook in 180 degree oven for 40 minutes.

Roasted broccoli

Cut the broccoli into medium size pieces.

Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle with the Cornish rock salt.

Place in the oven at 150 degrees.

Serve the meat balls and sauce next to the broccoli and garnish with basil.

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