Salisbury Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes


Salisbury Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

For The Meatballs

  • 500g ground beef
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs (I used Panko)
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1 teaspoon grounded black pepper
  • 1 garlic, grated
  • 1/2 onion, grated
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

For Gravy

  • 2 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic, grated
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 Tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 Tablespoon  tomato ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon  bbq sauce
  • 1 teaspoon  smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • Salt to taste

For Mashed Potatoes

  • 5 large potatoes, peeled and boiled till tender
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

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Preparation

  1. Add all the meatball ingredients (excluding the olive oil) to a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Shape into 1-inch meatballs.
  3. Add the olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium to high heat. Add meatballs and cook.
  4. Cook the meatballs on all sides, add more oil if needed. Remove meatballs from skillet and set aside.
  5. In the same pan, add butter. Once melted, add onion and cook until onion is soft and translucent.
  6. Add in 2 Tablespoons of flour and the grated garlic. Fry this for 1 minute.
  7. Slowly whisk in the beef broth. Cook for about 3 minutes till sauce thickens.
  8. Mix in the tomato ketchup, bbq sauce and paprika.
  9. Season with salt and black pepper.
  10. If sauce is too thick, add some beef broth or water.
  11. Add the meatballs back to the pan and let them toss in the sauce for about 1 minute.

For Mashed Potatoes

  1. Mash the boiled potatoes and place it in a big bowl.
  2. Add milk, butter, salt and pepper.

To Serve

  1. Place some mashed potatoes on a plate.
  2. Top with meatballs and gravy.
  3. Serve with a side of steamed broccoli.
  4. Garnish with some parsley if desired.
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