Meatballs with Fresh Apple – LEAH ITSINES

Meatballs with Fresh Apple

Makes: 20 balls / serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes 

Ingredients:
2 apples, cored and grated (Royal Gala, Fuji, Pink Lady or Granny Smith) 
250g pork mince 
250g beef mince 
1 small brown onion, diced 
2 garlic cloves, crushed 
1 small handful of parsley, roughly chopped
5-6 mint leaves, roughly chopped 
1 egg 
½ cup breadcrumbs (more if needed) 
Salt and pepper, to your preference 

Directions: 

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add ALL ingredients and mix well. 
  2. Roll 1-2 tbsp of the mixture into a ball at a time and place onto a plate. Place into the fridge to ‘set’ for 20 minutes. 
  3. Heat a large pan with a splash of olive oil and cook the meatballs for 7-10 minutes or until compleletly cooked through. 
  4. Serve with a salad or as an entree to your meal! 

Tip: These can be frozen raw! They will last up to three months in the freezer (how great is that!) Defrost in the fridge and cook.