Meatballs with gravy — a step by step recipe with photos, how to cook in a frying pan

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Cooking time: 60 min.
Person: 6 servings
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Cooking process

Meatballs with gravy - a step by step recipe with photos, how to cook in a frying pan


Meatballs with gravy of tender minced beef, which we prepare on their own, will turn out juicy and just incredibly delicious. To help you prepare, and the cooking process was more clear, we have prepared a simple intuitive step by step recipe for meatballs with gravy and placed it below the photo. With this recipe, you can easily and quickly understand the principle of cooking meatballs at home. Nothing complicated about it, the main thing - just follow the instructions.

Sauce for meatballs we cook vegetables with the addition of the same spices and seasonings. We fry onions in tomato and garlic, add to the rest of the vegetables. Prokip, this mixture will form the basis for our gravy. Serve these nutritious and tasty meatballs with sauce can be as a separate dish with a slice of wheat bread. You can also cook the meatballs to pasta or cereal. Will look bad with this dish and cooked vegetables. These tasty meatballs can be prepared even on a holiday table.

We proceed to the preparation of meatballs minced meat and gravy for dinner!


Ground beef
(400 g)

(7 cups)

(2 pcs.)

(1 PC.)

(1 PC.)

Olive oil
(70 ml)

Pepper sweet Bulgarian
(1 PC.)

Pepper black ground
(5 g for meatballs + 1/2 teaspoon of gravy)

white salt
(5 g for meatballs + 1/2 teaspoon of gravy)

A tomato
(2 pcs.)

Bulb onions
(1 PC.)

Groats rice
(1 cup)

(5 g for meatballs + 1/2 teaspoon of gravy)

(3 cloves)

cooking Steps

One of bulb onion with a sharp knife and purify shinkuem half into small thin strips.

finely chopped onion

Fall asleep onion in a bowl, add to a teaspoon of salt.

Sprinkle the onions with salt

Then we go to sleep the same teaspoon of cumin.

meat with cumin

The latter is added to the onions black pepper.

meatballs with peppers

Hands mix the ingredients in a bowl, crushes the onion so that it will satiate all the spices.

onions and spices

Rice poured into the sieve, sieve into the pan and put it under running water my fig. Then we dry it and add to the onions.

meatballs with rice

At this point, we wash the beef, if you have purchased is not

beef with rice and egg
finished beef, and ground it in a meat grinder. Add the beef to the onions with spices, to send the same one egg.

Thoroughly knead minced still handed to the state of a dense homogeneous mass, then send them to the bowl in the refrigerator.

minced meat for meatballs

Prepare the ingredients for the sauce. To this end, the remaining half onion cut into half rings. Sweet pepper cleanse from the seeds and cut into strips not too thin. The washed potatoes purify and cut quite large. Garlic cloves cleaned from the husk, and chop finely.

chop vegetables

Gently and thinly sliced ​​tomatoes in a bowl, in order not to lose the necessary liquid that is contained in them.

slices of tomato

Pick up the middle in terms of a saucepan or a suitable pan (you can take a deep frying pan), heat the specified amount of olive oil in it. Then fry in this oil is literally a teaspoon of prepared stuffing: so get richer sauce to taste.

roast beef in a frying pan

After 2 minutes, add in a saucepan or deep frying pan half rings of onion and garlic and fry them until soft and golden brown.

onion and garlic

Should be sent to the onions tomatoes. Mix ingredients and give the opportunity to a little liquid to evaporate.

tomatoes in a pan

We send in a saucepan the remaining cuts of vegetables, stir and continue to fry for 2-4 minutes.

vegetable mix

We send to the vegetables the right amount of salt for the sauce.

half a teaspoon of salt

Also prepared by adding cumin.

spice cumin

Following the cumin to the pan send black pepper. Fry ingredients and spices for 1-2 minutes.

sauce with peppers

Fill in a saucepan the water, increasing the fire and bring our gravy to the meatballs to boil. Then reduce the fire and cook ingredients.

How to dilute the sauce?

Soaked in cold water form the hands of minced neat round meatballs such as shown in the photo. This can be done with the help of tea or a tablespoon Thus meat balls are the same size.

lepim meatballs

Carefully one by one, omit meatballs in gravy and give them some time to solidify to the process of mixing, they have not collapsed.

meat balls in gravy

Again we bring gravy to a boil over high heat, then reduce it to medium, stir the meatballs with vegetables.

meatball with vegetables

In the process of cooking at will remove from the surface of the foam dressings.

Foam on the sauce

Meatballs simmer for 30 minutes to complete the preparation, then hold for 5 minutes with the lid closed.

How simmer meatballs?

Put the finished dish on a plate and serve with any side dishes or no. Meatballs of minced beef with gravy ready.

Meatballs in tomato gravy ready!

Bon Appetit!