Meatballs with ApplesKids Favorite!

 

 

This is one of my kids favorite dinner, its meatballs made a different way, and I even sneaked in some carrots and kale.  I hope your kids love this one too!!

Meatballs and Apples                                 

Ingredients

1 lb of ground beef or Bison beef, or ground pork. (you can combine 1/2 lb of beef and 1/2 lb of pork)

2 cups of chicken stock

1/2 a cup of grated carrots

1/4 cup of super fine chopped Kale

1/2 cup of Parmesano Reggiano

1/2 cup of breadcrumbs

3 eggs

2 tablespoons of White Mojo Sauce

Sauce and apples:

2 cups of chicken stock

1 tablespoon of brown sugar

1 tablespoon of White Mojo Sauce

1 cinnamon stick

1 apple of your choice but gala and granny smith work great (cut into cubes)

Salt to taste

Preparation:

Meatballs:

In a bowl mix parmesan cheese, chopped kale, carrots, 3 eggs, breadcrumbs,  White Mojo Sauce and salt to taste.  Add ground meat and mix well, form the meatballs with a small ice cream scoop or a tablespoon measure so they are all the same size.  Shape them and refrigerate for 1/2 hour.

Heat a large sauté pan add the 3 tablespoons of olive oil and cook meatballs for about 5 min on each side,  then remove them from the pan and set aside. 

Add chicken stock and cinnamon stick, brown sugar and let it simmer for about 5 minutes.  Add apples and cook for about 6-8 minutes, add meatballs and simmer for 10 minutes at low-medium heat.   Garnish with fresh parsley.

 


Healthy Spinach Patties

 

                                            
                                                                                                                               
Ingredients:

1 1/2 lbs of baby spinach chopped small
3 eggs beaten
1/2 cup of parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon of White Mojo Sauce
1-2 tablespoons of All purpose flour or almond flour
Salt to taste (Kosher)
1/4 cup cup of canola oil (depends of how big your pan is)
Cream cheese or sour cream to garnish (optional)

Preparation:

Mix chopped spinach with flour and Parmesan cheese.  In a separate bowl mixthe eggs and white mojo sauce well, add the eggs to the spinach and mix well.  

In a heat a non-stick pan and then add 1/4 cup of canola oil.  

Drop spoonful's into the pan and flatten slightly add 4-5 and cook for about 5 min on each side.  Once done place on a paper towel lined plate and add a triangle shape of cream cheese.

 

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Pork Chops with Lemon Thyme Sauce

 

Ingredients:

4-5 Pork Chops Bone in

3 tablespoons of White Mojo

2 tablespoons of Vinegar

3 springs of Thyme

1 cup of White wine

Lemon Zest and the juice of 1/2 lemon about 1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons of chopped Parsley for Garnish

Preparation:

Pat dry Pork Chops

Season with Salt and Pepper and sprinkle with the vinager

Preheat a stainless steal skillet and add the oil

Brown each pork chop in batches, then set aside

Add 1 cup of white wine to deglaze and pick up all the brown bits for 3 min

Add the White Mojo and whisk well

Add the thyme, lemon Juice and lemon Zest

Place the Pork Chops back in and cook in low heat for 5 min

Sprinkle with parsley to garnish