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Chapter:Ground Beef Recipes [Meat: Beef, Ground]
Section:Stove Top: Mediterranean
Recipe:Spicy Spanish Meatballs
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Spicy Spanish Meatballs
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1 small onion, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 egg, beaten
Juice of half a lemon
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced
Salt and fresh pepper
1 lb ground beef

SautÚ onions and garlic, let cool. Place the ground beef in a bowl, add
egg, salt, cumin and parsley then add the sautÚed onion. Mix well, roll
into very small meatballs, place covered into the fridge to let cool.

To fry the meatballs heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and cook the
meatballs for 5 minutes, turning frequently until evenly browned. Place in
sauce, heat and serve hot!

Ingredients for Spicy Sauce:

1 onion finely chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Pinch of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of cayenne(or until spicy enough)
1 tablespoon paprika
14 ounce can of pureed tomatoes
2 tablespoons dry sherry
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
Fresh chopped parsley, to garnish

Preparation for Spicy Sauce:

Meanwhile make the sauce, sautÚ the onions and garlic, add the tomato
sauce, dry sherry, then the paprika, cayenne and sugar, season to taste,
let simmer for 10 minutes.

From: La Cense Beef
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