INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb ground beef (80/20)
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 ts tomato paste
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Fresh or frozen broccoli, thawed and chopped
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella

DIRECTIONS

  • Quarter half an onion and add it to the food processor, process until coarsely shredded(about 10 seconds)
  • Add fresh parsley leaves and prices for 5 more seconds
  • Add in meat, flax seed, egg, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Start the processor and run it until the mixture resembles a dough , about a minute
  • If you dont have a food processor, grate Onion and mince parsley leaves
  • Add in meat, flax seed, egg, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Mix it well by kneading for a few minutes
  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Grease your hands, Take tennis ball sized pieces from the meat mixture, shape it into a ball
  • Make a well with your finger and enlarge the well so that the bottom and sides are about 1/4 inch thin
  • Line the bowls on a cookie sheet, no need to grease the cookie sheet
  • Dice broccoli and fill the meat bowls evenly
  • Bake 30 minutes in the oven
  • Top with mozzarella cheese or any semi soft cheese you choose
  • Transfer back to oven and bake another 5 minutes until the cheese melted and slightly browned
  • Sprinkle with crushed red peppers and serve hot