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Braised Meatballs in a Goulash Sauce Recipe | Delia Smith

A gutsy Meatballs Recipe in a Goulash Sauce from Delia Smith for you to try.

Having a variety of sauce flavours in ones arsenal is essential to great cooking. You don’t have to make your meatballs the same way every time.

While this recipe does not cover how to make your meatballs, we have some that do if you are not buying yours ready made.

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Braised Meatball Recipe with Goulash Sauce | Delia Smith

Serving: 4 | Prep: 20 min | Cooking: 120 min


Meatballs 12
Seasoned Flour 1 tablespoon
Olive Oil
Chopped Tomatoes 400 g
Green Pepper 1
Onion 1
Garlic Clove 1
Paprika 1 teaspoon
Creme Fraiche 3 teaspoons
Pasat 250 g
Poppy Seeds 1 teaspoon

1 . Cut the green pepper into 2.5 cm pieces
2 . Chop up the onion
3 . Crush the garlic
4 . Prepare your meatballs is not pre-made
5 . Dust the meatballs in flour

1 . Heat up a pan with some oil and brown the meatballs
2 . When browned remove from the pan and set aside
3 . Add a little more oil and sauté the onion for about 5 minutes until soft
4 . Add the garlic and cook for a minute
5 . Add the paprika and any remaining seasoned flour
6 . Stir and add the tomatoes and stir again
7 . Bring to a simmer while stirring
8 . Return the meatballs to the pan and bring to a gentle simmer
9 . Put a lid on it and transfer to the oven
10 . Cook for 1 hour
11 . Add the green pepper and cook for 30 minutes
12 . Cook the pasta as per the packet instructions
13 . Before serving stir in the crème fraiche
14 . Serve with the pasta and a sprinkling of paprika

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