500g ground beef
½ cup homemade bread crumbs
½ small onion, finely chopped
½ tsp salt
4 tbs dry Ranch-style dressing mix *
½ cup ketchup
¾ cup tomato puree
2 tbs cider vinegar
1 cup cola beverage
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 tsp Vegeta Natur or similar seasoning
½ tsp ground black pepper
1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
*Homemade Ranch-style dressing mix
2 tbs dried parsley
1 tsp dried dill
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
½ tsp dried basil
½ tsp pepper
In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, onion, salt and Ranch dressing mix until well blended. Leave to stand for 5 minutes.
Shape into walnut-size meatballs, and place on a baking sheet. Makes around 23 meatballs.
Bake for 30 minutes in the oven at 190˚C, turning them over half way through
Meanwhile combine ketchup, tomato puree, apple cider vinegar, cola, onion, bell pepper, Vegeta, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
Remove meatballs from the baking sheet and place in a suitable pan, cover with the sauce.
Cover the pan and cook for 1 hour on very low heat.
Serve with green salad.
Homemade Ranch-style dressing seasoning mix: mix well all the ingredients.