Pork & Coconut Meatballs in Home-Made Sauce
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Serves: 4- 6
  • Meatballs
  • 500 grams of pork mince 1 cup of shredded coconut 1 cup chopped coriander 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • Sauce
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ripe tomatoes or 2 x 400ml cans of tomatoes 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1⁄2 cup water
  1. To start make the sauce. Dice the onion, garlic & ginger. Heat the olive oil in a pan over a medium heat on the stove.
  2. Saute the onion, garlic & ginger until the onion is transparent. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, water, coconut aminos, salt & chili.
  3. Let simmer for 15 minutes stirring every 5 minutes. In the mean time start making the meatballs.
  4. To make the meatballs, dice the onion & garlic. In a large bowl add the pork mince, garlic, onion, shredded coconut, coriander & salt. Mix together with your hands or a fork.
  5. Use a teaspoon to form small meatballs. Heat a large pan over a medium heat with the coconut oil. Place the meatballs in the pan and brown each side, rolling them gently in the pan.
  6. Repeat until all of the meatballs are cooked. Once all of the meatballs are cooked pour the sauce all around the meatballs and allow to simmer on the stove for 5 minutes.
  7. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve or zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice.
Recipe by Real Food Pledge at https://realfoodpledge.com/coconut-meatballs/