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Pork and sage meatballs with cabbage and pear

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Pork and sage meatballs with cabbage and pear

Golden meatballs and colourful vegetables tossed with sweet fried pear slices – this dish makes a heavenly lunch or dinner.

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1.Combine pork, breadcrumbs, egg white, rind, allspice, onion, chopped sage and parsley in a medium bowl; mix well. Form mixture into six balls. Place on a tray; cover, refrigerate for 30 minutes to firm.
2.Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over low heat; cook meatballs, turning, for 8 minutes or until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a clean tray; cover with foil to keep warm.
3.Heat remaining oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; cook leek, stirring, for 3 minutes. Add pear and broccolini; cook, turning occasionally, for 3 minutes. Add cabbage, caraway, sage leaves and sultanas; cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until just tender.
4.Serve vegetables with meatballs.

You could double the meatball recipe to serve 4 or freeze a batch for another meal. Meatballs will freeze for up to 3 months; thaw overnight in the fridge before cooking.


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