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Meatballs

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These simple balls of flavoured mince cooked in a rich tomato sauce is a classic dish that goes perfectly with pasta or crusty bread.

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Ingredients

Method

1.Place bread and milk in a large bowl; stand 10 minutes.
2.Heat oil in a small frying pan over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened.
3.Add onion mixture to bread mixture with remaining ingredients; season well. Combine ingredients well using your hands.
4.Shape 1½ tablespoons into balls.
5.Heat olive oil in a large deep frying pan; cook balls, in batches, until browned. Remove from pan.
6.Add passata and chicken stock to pan; bring to the boil. Return meatballs to pan. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes or until cooked.
7.Serve with parmesan-style cheese and basil leaves.

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