Veal Balls with Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe

Veal Balls with Fresh Tomato Sauce picture


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


For veal bone
 Veal2 Pound, minced
 Onion2 Ounce, skinned and finely chopped
 Fresh white breadcrumbs2 Ounce
 Eggs2 , beaten
 Wine vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped parsley2 Tablespoon
 Chopped mint1 Teaspoon
 Dried oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), skinned and crushed
 Boiling water2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon (For Coating)
 Lard2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
For tomato sauce
 Onion6 Ounce, skinned and sliced
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Ripe tomatoes1 Pound, skinned and chopped
 Sugar1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
 Ground cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon (Leveled)
 Stock/Water1⁄2 Pint
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 696 Calories from Fat 380

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g65.4%

Saturated Fat 14.9 g74.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 296.1 mg

Sodium 530.2 mg22.1%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.1%

Sugars 7.1 g

Protein 50 g100.9%

Vitamin A 35.7% Vitamin C 50%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the lard or oil in a frying pan, 5 minutes before cooking.

2) Take a large mixing bowl and combine, veal, onion, breadcrumbs, beaten eggs, olive oil, wine vinegar, parsley, mint, oregano, garlic, skinned and crushed, boiling water, salt, and pepper.
3) Mix well and make walnut sized balls from it.
4) Now, put the balls, over a floured baking sheet, and twist and turn the sheet gently to coat the balls with the flour.
5) Put the balls in hot oil and deep fry them for about 4-5 minutes. Turn the balls occasionally to brown them evenly all around.
6) Place the fried balls on kitchen towels and drain. Allow to cool at room temperature.
7) To make sauce, take a pan and saute onions in oil, until tender.
8) Now add ripe tomatoes, sugar, ground cinnamon, stock or water, salt and, pepper. Simmer all ingredients until tomatoes are soft and done.
9) Put the sauce in a blender and puree. Alternatively sieve the sauce and allow it to cool.

10) Serve warm with tomato sauce poured over meatballs.