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Meatballs and mixed vegetables

Ground Beef and Mixed Vegetable Casserole

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Author Magida


For the meatballs:

  • 500 g ground beef
  • 1 medium-sized onion chopped finely
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • cooking oil for frying optional

for the vegetable casserole:

  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion chopped roughly
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large carrot cubed roughly
  • 2 medium-sized zucchini cubed roughly
  • 1 each green and red bell peppers cut up
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes or canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 small bunch parsley chopped

For toppings/garnishing:

  • Cheese dried coriander or parsley


For the meatballs:

  1. Mix all the meatball ingredients and form balls. Roll them in additional flour, if you wish, but not necessary. Gently fry in cooking oil (optional). Set aside.

for the vegetable casserole:

  1. Sautee garlic and onion for a few minutes or until the onions are transparent.
  2. Add carrots and zucchini and cook for two minutes over medium-high heat.
  3. Add tomatoes, bell peppers and cook for about 3 minutes and then turn once.
  4. Slowly add the meatballs and parsley, then cook for 2 more minutes.
  5. Top with dried herbs and/or cheese.