Category: Other

Moroccan Meatballs

Moroccan Meatballs

Meat Mixture
1 lb ground beef
¼ cup panko bread crumbs
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp salt
1½ tbsp Moroccan spice mix
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 egg
¼ cup milk
1 tbsp olive oil

1 medium onion, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp ground turmeric
½ tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup beef flavored broth
1 can (14.5 oz) crushed tomatoes, undrained

Meat Balls
In large bowl, by hand mix Meat Mixture ingredients except oil until just combined.  Shape into +/-20 equally sized meatballs.  In a frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook, turning frequently, until browned (about 5 minutes). Remove meatballs.

Add onion to emptied meatball pan; cook stirring frequently, until softened (5-7 min). Add garlic, turmeric and cinnamon; cook while stirring for +/- 1 minute.  Add broth and tomatoes. Heat to boiling; arrange meatballs in skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened and meatballs are thoroughly cooked.