Honey and Apple Quebec Grain-Fed Veal Meatballs

Type of cut: ground veal

Yield: 6 to 8 portions

Degree of difficulty: easy

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 3 hours

Cooking method: simmering


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Ingredients

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
Meatballs
  • 500 g (1 lb) ground Quebec Grain-Fed Veal
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) quick cooking rolled oats
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) French shallots chopped
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) parsley chopped
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) garlic chopped
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) paprika
  • 1 beaten egg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Sauce
  • 250 ml (1 cup) apple juice
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) apple sauce
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) honey
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) cider vinegar
  • 10 ml (2 tsp) Dijon mustard
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) Curry powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, mix all the meatballs ingredients. Make 16 to 20 meatballs with the mix.
  2. In a frying pan, heat the oil on medium. Brown meatballs on all side for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. In a slow cooker, combine the sauce ingredients.
  4. Place the meatballs into the slow cooker and stir gently. Cover and cook for 3 to 4 hours on high.