Thursday, 20 June 2013

Mini Meatball Baguettes

Another foodie challenge came my way through Britmums who with Richmond Mini Meatballs are running the #Hungry2Happy Challenge - to prepare a quick meal using their new pork Mini Meatballs. When Little Bird gets hungry there is no waiting around and I like to be able to on some days prepare something quickly and easily. Richmond Mini Meatballs are ready in 8 minutes in the oven and I decided to make some mini meatball baguettes with them that both Little Bird and Daddy Bird would enjoy.

 Richmond Mini Meatballs 
pack of Richmond Mini Meatballs
1 large onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 a red pepper, diced
1/2 tin of chopped tomatoes
3tbsp of sweetcorn
grated Mozzarella cheese (or Cheddar)
2tbsp vegetable oil
1tsp chilli powder
1tsp dried oregano
1tsp sugar
1/4tsp ground black pepper
1 small crusty baguette
Mini Meatball #Hungry2Happy Challenge
Cook the meatballs in the oven
Saute the onions, peppers, chilli and garlic in the oil for 2 minutes
Add the sweetcorn and the tinned chopped tomatoes
Add the sugar, chilli and pepper and simmer for 5 minutes
Add the mini meatballs to the sauce
Slice a small crusty baguette in  half and scoop out some of the bread to create a hollow and brush with a little vegetable oil
Place the meatball sauce into the hollow and top with cheese and oregano
Place into the oven for 5-10 minutes until crispy and browned

Total time to prepare and cook is no more than 25 minutes.

It was a lovely sunny evening and both boys in the household enjoyed the Mini Meatball Baguette sat on the garden bench. 

Mini Meatball Baguette
This post is an entry for BritMums' Hungry to Happy Challenge sponsored by Richmond Mini Meatballs 


Lemonade Budget said...

This looks amazing. I got some of these meatballs cheap with a coupon and I just poured half a jar of Dolmio over them, lol! I'm using your idea next time!! x

kateonthinice said...

Looks very tasty and colourful. Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums and thanking you for taking part

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