Hearty Potato and Meatball Casserole

Introducing our Potato and Minced Meat Delight, a comforting blend of savory meatballs and golden potatoes enveloped in a rich tomato sauce. This dish is a testament to the beauty of simple ingredients coming together to create a meal that’s both nourishing and heartwarming. The combination of the soft, flavorful meatballs with the slight crunch of the potatoes offers a delightful texture contrast, while the herbs and spices infuse the dish with an irresistible aroma and taste.

Perfect for a family dinner or a cozy meal on a chilly evening, this recipe brings the comfort of home-cooked food straight to your table. It’s a versatile dish that can be adapted to include your favorite vegetables or spices, making it a staple recipe that never gets old. Serve it with a side of crusty bread or a light salad for a complete meal that promises to satisfy your cravings for something deeply satisfying and delicious.

Full Recipe:


For the meatballs:

  • 700g minced meat
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili pepper
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 sprigs of parsley, finely chopped

For the potatoes:

  • 400g potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 50g butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 sprigs of parsley, finely chopped
  • Red pepper, sliced
  • Green pepper, sliced

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 glasses of water (400 ml)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt



  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine minced meat, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, egg, salt, black pepper, chili pepper, thyme, and chopped parsley. Mix well.
  2. Form small meatballs and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook meatballs until browned; remove and set aside.
  4. In the same pan, cook sliced potatoes with butter, salt, black pepper, and parsley until golden.
  5. Add red and green peppers; cook until slightly softened.
  6. Mix tomato paste, water, and salt for the sauce.
  7. Return meatballs to pan, add sauce, ensuring all is well coated.
  8. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Kcal: 520 | Servings: 4

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