Moroccan Meatballs & Poached Eggs Tajine

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This Moroccan dish is a delicious way to enjoy meatballs. I did not have a tajine ,so I cooked it in a cast iron skillet.
You can make extra batch of the meat balls in sauce, simply reheat and crack the eggs over just before serving.

To make Meatballs & Poached  Eggs Tajine you’ll need

For the meatballs:

1 Ib ground beef
1/2 bunch chopped parsley
1/2 bunch chopped coriander
1 large onion minced
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground pepper
1 tsp each ; cumin,ginger,paprika.

For the sauce:


1 (14 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes
1 large onion, minced
2 cloves of garlic , minced
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground pepper
1 tsp each ; cumin,ginger,paprika.
1/2 C chopped parsley
1/2 C chopped coriander
4 large eggs
2 Tbsp olive oil

Directions

– To make the meatballs: in a large bowl, combine ground beef with onions,parsley and coriander. Add spices and mix.
– Form into balls , the size of a walnut, set aside
– To make the sauce: blend tomatoes in a blender, set aside

– Heat the olive oil in a large Moroccan tajine or a large skillet, add onions and garlic,fry till yellowish.

– Stir in tomatoes, parsley ,coriander and spices.
– Bring to a boil. Add meatballs and simmer on low heat till meatballs are done.
–  Make space for the eggs. Crack an egg into each hole. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
– Serve with Moroccan bread.

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