Savory Balls In Tomato Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


For savory balls
 Chicken12 Ounce, cooked and minced (Or Finely Chopped)
 Fresh white breadcrumbs2 Ounce
 Dried thyme1 Teaspoon
 Grated lemon rind1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Small, grated
 Egg1 , beaten
 Flour1 Ounce
For sauce
 Canned tomato juice14 Ounce
 Red wine/Sherry4 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and crushed
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 288 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.5%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.9 mg

Sodium 280.6 mg11.7%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 22 g43.9%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 37.1%

Calcium 8.2% Iron 21.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix together the chicken, breadcrumbs, thyme, lemon rind, onion, salt and pepper.
Stir in the egg to bind.
Form mixture into 8 balls and roll in flour.
Fry the balls in a saucepan until golden brown.
Add the tomato juice, wine and garlic and simmer very gently for 15 min.