Middle Eastern-Style Rice with Meatballs

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Middle Eastern-Style Rice with Meatballs
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 5 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 day-old White roll
600 grams Ground lamb
1 egg
1 generous pinch Ground cinnamon
salt
freshly ground peppers
1 zucchini
2 yellow Bell pepper
3 ripe tomatoes
1 shallot
1 garlic
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
300 grams Long grain rice
1 teaspoon Tomato paste
600 milliliters Vegetable broth
½ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 generous pinch Ground clove
1 generous pinch ground coriander
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Long grain riceTomato pasteeggsaltzucchinitomato

Preparation steps

1.

Soak roll in cold water. Mix ground lamb with egg, bread (squeezed of excess water) and 1 pinch cinnamon. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well and shape into small balls. Rinse zucchini, cut into quarters lengthwise and then slice. Rinse bell peppers, cut in half, remove seeds and ribs. Cut into bite-size pieces. Blanch the tomatoes peel, core and cut into small cubes. Peel the shallot and garlic and chop finely.

2.

Heat the oil in a pan and cook meatballs on all sides. Add the rice, shallot and garlic and sweat briefly. Stir in the tomato paste and deglaze with broth. Simmer over medium heat for about 20 minutes. 5 minutes before end of cooking stir in the vegetables. Add the cinnamon, cloves and coriander and season the rice with salt and pepper. Serve.