You will need
    • 250 g of rice
    • 250 g beef
    • 250 g pork
    • 1 medium onion
    • 1 clove of garlic
    • 1 egg
    • 1 sweet (bell) pepper
    • 400 g of tomato sauce or paste
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • salt to taste
    • spices to taste
Take long grain white rice. This variety has its own flavor and absorbs the meat juices. Do not use parboiled rice and round grain. The first can remain rigid, and the second will turn to mush.
The rinse rice several times in running water until its complete transparency. Cover with cold water. Season with a little salt. Boil until tender. Drain in a colander to glass excess fluid.
While cooking the rice, prepare the stuffing. Traditionally meatballs are made of two types of meat. Pork will make the meat juicier, beef – flavor intensity. For dietary and baby food use minced poultry meat – Turkey or chicken.
Meat clean from the films and veins, wash. Scroll separately in a meat grinder or very finely chop with a knife.
Onion and garlic finely chop. You can skip the garlic through the press, and onion to scroll along with the meat. Sweet pepper cut into strips.
Connect both types of meat, boiled rice, raw egg, onion, garlic, salt and spices to taste. Thoroughly combine.
From the resulting mass salmon balls the size of a walnut. It is not necessary to roll the meatballs in flour or breadcrumbs. In the pan, the breading can burn quickly, which will give the dish a bitter taste.
Heat the sunflower oil in a frying pan. Fry meatballs on all sides.
On to the meatballs pan and add the pepper. Mix everything and cook under the lid for 5-7 minutes.
Add tomato sauce and let the dish to simmer for 2-3 minutes. Instead of tomato sauce you can use beef or chicken broth. Cooking for children, cook meatballs in dilute sour cream or low-fat cream.
Garnish submit boiled rice. You can also saute, bake in oven or fry on the grill vegetables. For fans of solid food, prepare pasta or mashed potatoes.
Pour the remaining sauce for garnish. Garnish with a sprig of greenery or a slice of tomato.