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A pot of beef meatballs with green beans, fennel and celery - voila! Food


A recipe for a spring meatball pot with green beans, fennel and scallions. Suitable for Passover or just a family meal with white rice. For the full recipe>>

for a holiday or Shabbat.

Meatballs with green beans, celery and fennel (photo: Alon Masika)

This pot of meatballs is all about spring, and it can easily go on the holiday table or be used as a main dish at one of the Shabbat meals.

Therefore, in the recipe you will find adjustments so that it is also suitable for Passover.

For more recipes for Pesach

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Although the meatballs do not require frying or baking but go straight into the sauce, they still get a coating that gives them wonderful softness.

The green paulownia can be obtained this season in the markets and at the greengrocers fresh in pods, but it requires a bit of peeling work.

For those who don't have much time, there is no problem using frozen green beans that come already peeled.

Spring meatball pot (photo: Alon Mesika)

Beef meatballs with green beans


  • For the meatball mixture:

    • 1 kg ground beef

    • 6 crushed garlic cloves

    • 1 egg

    • 1 chopped onion

    • ½ coriander

    • ½ cup chopped parsley

    • 1 teaspoon cumin

    • 1 teaspoon of salt

    • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

    • 1 as Pithbharat

    • 1 pinch of paprika

    • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs (or matzah flour)

  • To coat the meatballs:

    • 1 cup semolina (or cornmeal on Passover)

  • For the sauce:

    • 3 tablespoons of oil

    • 2 onions cut into strips

    • 4 celery stalks, roughly chopped (stems and leaves)

    • 2 units coarsely sliced ​​fennel (optional)

    • 1 bag of frozen green beans or 800 grams of fresh beans after peeling (only beans)

    • ½ teaspoon cumin

    • ½ tablespoon of turmeric

    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

    • 1 teaspoon of salt

    • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

    • 3 cups are sealed

    • ½ coriander

  • For the conversion table click here >


How do you make beef meatballs with green beans?

  • 1

    The meatballs:

    mix together all the ingredients for the meatballs.

    Place the semolina or cornmeal in a concave dish.

    Make round and slightly flat patties from the mixture, dip both sides in semolina or cornmeal and place on a tray on the side, preferably lined with baking paper or cling film.

    Let the meatballs rest and stabilize, recommended in the refrigerator.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, prepare the sauce:

    in a wide, flat pot, fry the onions in 3 tablespoons of olive oil for about 5 minutes until lightly golden.

  • 3 Add the celery, fennel, beans and spices and mix.

    Pour the water and bring to a boil.

  • 4 Transfer to a low heat, carefully add the meatballs into the sauce one by one.

    Sprinkle the chopped cilantro on top, partially cover and cook for 30-40 minutes.

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Source: walla

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