Spanish Meatballs


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Simple Food

Simple Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 2002

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Do this ahead of time and serve as a lazy, light lunch with some salad and the Catalan tomato bread.


  • 2 thick slices stale bread
  • 125 ml milk
  • 500 g minced


Trim off the crusts and soak the bread in the milk for 5 minutes, then squeeze dry. Using your hands, mix the bread with the meat, garlic, nutmeg, parsley, egg, salt and pepper. Form the mixture into small balls, the size of a walnut, and roll in the flour.

Chop the onion. Cut the green pepper into strips, discarding the seeds.

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