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Pizza Meatballs

March 13, 2017

 

There are many different pizza sauces out there. This time, I tried Muir Glen’s pizza sauce. Not bad, but not may favorite. I like pizza sauce to be a bit sweeter. These Meatballs were fun to make and have a nice look. I’ve had a crazy last two weeks. Which is my fault for working full time and taking some classes, yeah midterms. So if you were wondering why there is a lack of posts, it’s cause i’m crazy... 

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 lb ground beef

  • 2 eggs

  • 5 tbsp tomato paste

  • pizza sauce

  • 2 small zucchinis 

  • 1/2 onion 

  • 2 tbsp garlic

  • 1/3 cup quinoa(pre cooked)

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp oregano

  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika

  • 1/4 tsp sage

  • 1 tsp cumin

Optional:

  • sliced mushrooms on top or 6 diced mushrooms inside

 

 

 

Directions:

  • Pre heat oven to 375ºF

  • Cover a baking sheet with foil

  • Cook quinoa in broth if you don’t have any ready or skip if you don’t want it.

  • Chop onion

  • Mince garlic

  • Thinly slice one zucchini

  • Mince the other zucchini

  • Place onions, garlic, and minced zucchini in a skillet, cook in oil till onions are translucent and zucchini is soft

  • In a bowl place ground beef, 2 eggs, tomatoes paste, quinoa, cooked onions, zucchini, (mushrooms),salt and spices 

  • Take sliced zucchini and place them into the skillet and cook till soft set aside

  • Mash together all ingredients

  • Form your meatballs

  • Spoon on about a tbsp of pizza sauce on each meatball

  • Place a few slices of zucchini on top of each meatball

 

Bake for 375ºF for 20 minutes

 

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