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Patricia Ní Ghabhnáin's Meal
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 cup fresh bread crumbs
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley
- 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 egg, beaten
- 3/4 cup chopped onion
- 5 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
- 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- In a large
bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, parsley, Parmesan, 1/4 teaspoon black
pepper, garlic powder and beaten egg. Mix well and form into 12 balls. Store,
covered, in refrigerator until needed.
- In a large
saucepan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is
translucent. Stir in tomatoes, salt, sugar and bay leaf. Cover, reduce heat to
low, and simmer 90 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, basil, 1/2 teaspoon pepper
and meatballs and simmer 30 minutes more. Serve.
- 120g dark chocolate
- 120g butter
- 150g caster sugar
- 80g cocoa powder
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 30 mins
- Preheat the oven to 150 degrees C (gas mark 2). Grease an 20cm
round cake tin, and dust with cocoa powder.
- In the top of a double boiler over lightly simmering water, melt
chocolate and butter. Remove from heat, and stir in sugar, cocoa powder, eggs
and vanilla. Pour into prepared cake tin.
- Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10
minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. Slices can also be
reheated for 20 to 30 seconds in the microwave before serving.
- Tip: If
making this for Passover, use margarine.