You will need
240 g lean minced beef or chicken
60 g breadcrumbs, soaked in 2 tablespoons of prepared Alula GOLD TODDLER milk drink gently squeezed
1 egg, beaten
1 small onion, peeled and finely grated
2 teaspoons tinned, chopped tomatoes
1 tablespoon sunflower or vegetable oil
1 medium onion, finely diced
2 leeks, washed, outer layer removed, finely sliced
2 carrots, peeled and diced
2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
400 g can tomatoes (salt reduced)
½ tsp beef stock
Mix together mince, breadcrumbs, egg, onion and chopped tomatoes. Knead mixture for a few minutes until all the ingredients are combined. Shape into 12 balls and set aside
Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the onions, leeks, carrots and potatoes. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes, meatballs, water and stock. Bring slowly to the boil. Season and simmer for 40-50 minutes until the meatballs, potatoes and carrots are thoroughly cooked. Check the temperature and serve.
Finally add cooked rice and mix through.