Lightly fried meatballs or meatballs added to a good  tomato sauce gravy served with a tangy potato mash. A delicious budget friendly family meal, that’s quick and easy to prepare.


300g beef mince
Salt, to taste
1 x 410g tin tomato and onion relish
1 onion, sliced
30ml (2 tbps) parsley, finely chopped
300g potatoes
Salt, to taste
Salt, to taste
125g frozen peas, heated

How to

For the meatballs, season the mince well and form into round balls.
To make the gravy, put the tomato and onion into a pot together with the rest of the
parsley and 250ml (1 cup) of water and cook for about 20 minutes. Drop carefully the
meatballs into the sauce and with the lid on cook for a further 20 minutes. Remove the
lid and simmer for 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly adding more water
only if it is necessary.
For the mash, boil the potatoes until soft, drain and mash until smooth.
Add Mageu and stir to create that tangy taste.
Serve the mash with the peas and topped with the meatball and gravy.


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Recipe and image courtesy of Potato nation