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Pork Mince Balls With Tomato And Thyme Sauce

Pork Mince Balls With Tomato And Thyme Sauce

By Jeff Baker

"Having begun his career in a professional kitchen in 1983, Jeff Baker has since cooked for the Queen, and worked alongside some of the world’s top chefs, such..."

This can be enjoyed as a dish on it's own or with freshly cooked spaghetti or rice.


  1. Mix the Pork
  2. Half the diced onion
  3. Half the garlic, the egg and bread crumbs together
  4. Then season with salt and pepper and form into 12 meat balls.
  5. Refrigerate.
  6. Make sauce by warming olive oil in a sauce pan.
  7. Add the rest of the onion and garlic and cook gently until translucent for 10/12 mins.
  8. Add passata and bring to simmer
  9. Add thyme.
  10. In a separate pan sweat the meatballs then add to the simmering sauce and cook gently for 20 mins
  11. Serve with pasta or rice

         Source: My collection – Jeff Baker – J Bakers Bistro Moderne

  • The Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • 400g Pork mince
  • 2 finely diced onions
  • 2 finely chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 table spoons of bread crumbs
  • 1 whole egg lightly whisked
  • 1 bunch of Thyme
  • 500 mls tomato passata
  • 1 table spoon olive oil

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