ALBÓNDIGAS EN SALSA DE ALMENDRAS (SPANISH MEATBALLS WITH ALMOND SAUCE)

Serving Size: Serves 4

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Tatianna

8/11/20211 min read

ALBÓNDIGAS EN SALSA DE ALMENDRAS (SPANISH MEATBALLS WITH ALMOND SAUCE)

Serving Size: Serves 4

-2lbs ground beef

-3 small bell peppers, diced

-⅓ cup sliced almonds

-1 large egg

-1 cup all-purpose flour

-¼ cup breadcrumbs and 2 whole slices of bread

-6 Tbsp olive oil

-1 cup white wine

-Parsley, chopped

-Sweet & Spicy Double Onion Marmalade

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F

2. In a bowl, combine beef, egg, breadcrumbs, a pinch of salt and black pepper, and a handful of parsley with your hands

3. Shape meatballs by rolling portions of the beef mixture between the palms of your hands

4. Coat each meatball in flour and set it aside

5. Preheat a skillet over high heat and add 3 Tbsp olive oil

6. Add meatballs to skillet and brown on the outside to seal in the juices and create a delicious crust. Remove from heat

7. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add remaining olive oil and toast almonds, stirring occasionally

8. Tear bread slices into large pieces and add to saucepan, letting ingredients absorb the oils then remove from heat

9. Add wine, ⅓ cup water, Sweet & Spicy Double Onion Marmalade, diced bell peppers, and simmer to reduce the sauce and emulsify the mixture

10. Add meatballs to the sauce, simmer for a further 10 minutes, and season with salt and pepper to taste

11. Transfer to a casserole dish and bake in the oven for 10 minutes then garnish with parsley

12. Serve with rice or - the Spanish way - with patatas fritas (French fries) and Enjoy!