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Beef & lentil meatballs on spinach & garlic butter rice

This recipe can be tailored to your children and their preference (or not!) for veggies 😊

Full of the good stuff – zinc, vitamin D, vitamin C, glutathione and Vitamin A

Ingredients

🍝 Meatballs

500g Beef mince
1 tin of lentils
1 egg
2 tablespoons of panko breadcrumbs (swap for Orgran Premium Panko Style Crispi Breadcrumbs for Gluten Free option)

🍚 Rice

1 cup of Basmati rice
1 tablespoon of grass-fed butter, ghee or dairy-free alternative
4 cloves of garlic
1 cup of spinach leaves finely chopped or 1 cup of frozen spinach

🍅 Sauce

2 cups of passata
1 cup water
1 carrots finely grated
1 celery finely grated
1 zucchini finely grated
2 tbsp Chicken bone broth concentrate
Himilayan sea salt to taste

Method

🍝 Meatballs

1. Rinse lentils thoroughly
2. Mix lentils, lamb mince, egg and panko crumbs together
3. Form small round balls
4. Prepare baking tray with baking paper
5. Bake in a 180 degree oven for 25 minutes.

🍚 Rice

1. Boil 4 cups of water in saucepan
2. Add rice, garlic and spinach (if your child isn’t a fan of spinach, add it to the sauce instead!)
3. Cook until water absorbed
4. Stir through butter/ ghee/ dairy-free alternative

🍅 Sauce

1. Add all ingredients to frying pan (including spinach if needed)
2. Simmer for 10 – 15 mins or until veggies are soft
3. Either leave as is or blend to form a smooth sauce

🍝 Add it all together

1. Add meatballs to frying pan with sauce
2. Simmer for 5 minutes
3. Serve with rice

Enjoy 😋

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