Meatball Casserole

An easy recipe for Meatball Casserole that makes a tasty 'comfort' dish for all the family for those cold and wet spring evenings. Try it!

Ingredients (serves 4):
450g lean minced beef
1 medium onion – chopped
5ml dried mixed herbs
1 egg – beaten
25g butter
2 medium potatoes – diced
1 medium green pepper – seeded and sliced
1 medium carrot – thinly sliced
15ml cornflour
300ml stock
283g can of chopped tomatoes

Method (serves 4):-

  • Mix together meat, half the onion, herbs and egg.
  • Using dampened hands shape into 16 small balls.
  • Gently fry batches of the meatball in butter until browned on the surface. 
  • Remove the meatballs to an ovenproof casserole dish. 
  • Add the remaining onion and vegetables to butter in the pan and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Blend the cornflour with a little stock, and then add to the pan with the remaining stock and the tomatoes.
  • Bring to the boil, stirring and cook for 1 minute. Pour into the casserole dish.
  • Cover and cook at 190’C or Gas Mark 5 for 40 minutes. 
  • Serve sprinkled with cheese with garlic bread on the side.


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