Albondigas (spicy Mexican Meatballs With Red Rice)

Ingredients

Ingredients For the meatballs
  • 2 onions, finely chopped

  • 250g/9oz pork mince

  • 250g/9oz beef mince

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 60g/2oz fresh breadcrumbs

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 free-range egg, beaten

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 8 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 800g/1lb 12oz canned chopped tomatoes

  • 4 medium-hot red chillies, seeds removed and finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • 100ml/3½fl oz beef stock

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the red rice
  • 3 large plum tomatoes, cut into quarters

  • 500g/1lb 2½oz long grain rice

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 10 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tsp paprika

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

  • 2 limes, juice only

  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 3 tbsp tomato purée

  • 500ml/18fl oz vegetable stock (if you need more liquid use hot water)

  • salt

Description

Recipe Uses 2 Onions, Finely Chopped, 250g/9oz Pork Mince, 250g/9oz Beef Mince, 1 Tsp Dried Oregano, 60g/2oz Fresh Breadcrumbs, 1 Tsp Ground Cumin, 1...

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