Chilli meatballs

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Lunch or dinner is served in a flash with this flavourful meatball recipe

by Ntwenhle Gcebashe

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 3–4

  • 3 cups minced beef
  • 1 chilli, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons raisins
  • Handful fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil, for frying
  • Yoghurt, for drizzling
  • Tomato sauce, for serving
  • Tortillas, for serving
  • Micro herbs, for serving
  1. Mix minced meat, chilli, raisins, parsley, cheese, breadcrumbs, onion and egg in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Form small meatballs.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry meatballs for 7–10 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Drizzle with yoghurt and serve with tomato sauce, tortillas and micro herbs.