Lentils and Bulgur Meatballs

Ananás e Hortelã
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Lentils and Bulgur Meatballs
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup red lentils
  • 1/2 cup bulgur
  • 1 onions
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 1 leeks (white part)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons tomato pulp
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • chopped parsley
  • chives
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 onions
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 diced tomatoes (small)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 6 sliced mushrooms (fresh)

Directions

  1. 1For the meatballs, place bulgur and lentils in a pan and cover with water at a ratio of 1 part grain to 2 parts water.
  2. 2Boil for about 15 minutes.
  3. 3Cover and set aside for 10 minutes.
  4. 4Heat olive oil in a pan and sauté onion, garlic and chopped leek.
  5. 5Add tomato paste and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. 6Add bulgur, lentils, breadcrumbs, parsley and chives.
  7. 7Season with salt to taste. Mix well with a spatula.
  8. 8Cook over low heat for 3-5 additional minutes.
  9. 9Let cool slightly and shape mixture into balls.
  10. 10Set aside.
  11. 11For the sauce, heat olive oil in a saucepan and sauté onion and chopped garlic for 3 minutes, add tomatoes and season with salt to taste.
  12. 12Cook briefly until tomatoes are soft and falling apart.
  13. 13Add sliced mushrooms and sauté until mushrooms are cooked.
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