Entrée

MAGGI Meatballs Braised in Slow CookedRed Pepper Gravy with Cheesy MAGGI Mash and Fresh Coriander

Perfect for a Winter day, these hearty meatballs in gravy with mash on the side are the ultimate comfort food. Rich and aromatic, it’s the perfect dish to warm up a table of four.

Preparation

Ingredients

  • Meatballs:
     
  • Breadcrumbs
    30g
  • Beef mince
    500g
  • Garlic, crushed
    3 cloves
  • Eggs
    1
  • MAGGI Lazenby Worcestershire Sauce
    2 Tbsp
  • Dried Italian herbs
    1 tsp
  • Salt
    2 tsp
  • Black pepper
    1 tsp
  • Red Pepper Gravy
     
  • Olive oil
    2 Tbsp
  • Mushrooms, sliced
    170g
  • Red pepper, brunoises 
    ½ cup
  • Garlic, crushed
    2 cloves
  • Butter
    3 Tbsp
  • MAGGI Gravy Powder
    ½ cup
  • Water
    3 cups
  • MAGGI Lazenby Worcestershire Sauce
    1 Tbsp
  • Salt and pepper to taste
     
  • Chopped parsley to stir though 
     
  • Cheesy Maggi Mash and Fresh Coriander:
     
  • MAGGI Mash, prepared
    3 cups
  • Cheddar cheese, grated
    1 cup
  • Parmesan, grated
    ½ cup
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
    Handful
  • Salt and pepper to taste
     

Method:

  1. To make the meatballs place all the ingredients into a large bowl and using your hands combine together until all the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  2. Shape the meatballs into balls and place into a heated large frying pan with a little oil. Brown all sides of each meatball.
  3.  Add in the mushrooms, red peppers and garlic for the gravy into the pan and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add in the MAGGI Gravy Powder as well as the water and bring up to a low simmer.
  5.  Add in the MAGGI Lazenby Worcestershire Sauce as well as salt and pepper to taste. Continue to braise the meatballs for 8- 10 minutes. Once done stir through chopped parsley.
  6. While the meatballs cook; make the Cheesy MAGGI Mash by combining together all the ingredients in a sauce pan until heated through.
  7. Serve the meatballs with the Cheesy MAGGI Mash and extra gravy drizzled over.

 

Note:

The MAGGI Gravy Powder is a great alternative to stock or homemade bases for creating braising liquids. The flavor of various ingredients combine well into the Maggi Gravy. The maggi Gravy is also an excellent thickening agent and may be used in soups, stews and sauces to add texture and flavor.