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Beef & Chorizo Meatballs in Mediterranean Sauce with Peppers
Moist Spanish meatballs made from beef and chorizo combine with sweet peppers to create a scrumptious all-in-one meal.
1 medium red (bell) pepper, deseeded and cut into 1-cm/½-in. strips
1 medium orange (bell) pepper, deseeded and cut into 1-cm/½-in. strips
½ teaspoon sea salt
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped 500 g/1 lb. 2 oz. passata/strained tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried marjoram or oregano
1 tablespoon tomato purée/paste 1 teaspoon garlic salt
½ teaspoon honey
100 g/3½ oz. chorizo
400 g/14 oz. minced/ ground beef
Preheat the oven to 200 ̊C (400 ̊F) Gas 6.
Put the (bell) peppers on a sheet pan with high sides, sprinkle over the salt and drizzle over the olive oil. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, put the onion, garlic, passata/strained tomatoes, marjoram/oregano, tomato purée/paste, garlic salt and honey in a bowl and stir together
to make a sauce.
To make the meatballs, finely chop the chorizo or use a food processor to grind it to a paste and mix it together with the minced/ground beef. Roll the minced meat mix into 12 evenly-sized meatballs.
After 15 minutes of cooking the (bell) peppers, add the sauce and the meatballs to the sheet pan. Cover with foil and bake for a further 25–30 minutes until the meatballs are just cooked and still moist. Serve.
Recipe reprinted with permission from Ryland Peters & Small.