Thursday, December 15, 2011
Moroccan Inspired Meatballs
1 pound ground beef
1 onion diced
2 tablespoons bread crumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baharat
3/4 cup raisins soaked in 1 cup of water for 30 minutes
1 large onion thinly sliced
Make the sauce : Sautee` the onions in olive oil on low to medium heat until golden brown. Add the raisins, reserving the water. Continue to sautee` while mixing for a few more seconds. Add 1/2 cup of the raisin’s liquid and bring to a simmer. Put aside.
Make the Meatballs: Combine all the ingredients for the meatballs and knead by hand until well mixed. Form the meatballs about a 1 ½ dia. ball.
Fry the meatballs until golden brown and add the onions, and the raisins with the liquid, simmer for 30 min. until sauce thickens and serve.