Keto Meal: Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

I don't know what the shit I was doing when I bought these Heirloom Beef tomatoes. They looked good and I gots to get it, that’s all I knew!

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

Heirloom beef tomatoes are fleshier with lesser water content compared to normal tomatoes. To keep the integrity of the taste, I read that it’s much better not to refrigerate it.

I created this keto recipe on the fly and I loved how easy and delicious it turned out. So here goes:

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

Keto Beef Meatballs wit Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

(For 2 pax)

Render 1-2 pieces of anchovies in the frying pan.

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

Look how fleshy these heirloom beef tomatoes are.

Let them simmer in high heat.

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

I ran out of sugar, so I grabbed my trusty bottle lf Life ketchup for sweetness and to intensify the tomato taste.

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

And of course, my favourite chilli flakes which I sprinkled generously. Let it Burnnnnn 🔥

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

As though that wasn’t enough, I added my favourite Habanero tabasco sauce. This tabasco has the perfect balance of sweet, tangy, fruity and heat which will add complexity to the dish’s taste profile.

Additionally, intensify the flavour with garlic and piri piri powders.

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

Now add meatballs and simmer for 15-20 mins in low to medium heat, rotating them every now and then.

Finally, add hand-crushed feta cheese and salad leaves to soak up all the goodness.

Beef Meatballs with Heirloom Beef Tomatoes

Recipe serves 2:

Prep time: 20 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Ingredients:

8 Beef meatballs (marinate in salt, white pepper and a few tiny sprinkles of fennel seeds)

2 large heirloom beef tomatoes

Salad

A cup of crushed feta cheese

1-2 anchovies

3-4 tbsp Life tomato sauce

2 tsp garlic powder

A few dashes of piri piri powder (optional)

A few dashes of Habanero Tabasco sauce

1-2 tbsp chilli flakes (optional)

Salt to taste

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