Meatballs in Tomato Sauce (Kjofte vo Domaten Sos)


Simple, fast, no frying and delicious meat balls in the tomato sauce! I usually combine them with rice or mashed potatoes, but I’m sure they also go great with pasta.



For meatballs:

  • 500 g minced meat
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Vegeta (mixed spices with salt)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt, pepper, a little red pepper

For sauce:

  • 500 ml tomato juice
  • 3 cups water
  • 100-150 ml oil
  • 3 tbs flour
  • salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • little red sweet peppers

Preparing the meat balls:

  1. Stir all the ingredients for meatballs and leave at least half an hour in the fridge, then shape the balls in the desired size.

Preparing the sauce

  1. Fry a little flour on oil, add the tomato juice, stir and slowly add water, then spices. As soon as the sauce starts to boil, add meatballs one by one, reduce the heat and cook at medium heat for about 40 minutes. Add fresh parsley in the end.


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