Pinenut Stuffed Meatballs

1 onion, diced finely
1-1/2 pounds ground beef
salt and pepper, to taste
1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
2/3 cup pine nuts
vegetable oil
2 pounds tomatoes, diced
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons garlic, chopped

1. In a medium sized bowl, add beef, onion, salt, pepper, cinnamon and allspice. Work mixture into a paste with your hands. Roll into walnut sized balls. Make a hole in each ball and stuff with pine nuts.

2. Put some oil on a plate and roll meatballs in it. Place on a baking dish baking on 400 F for 15-20 minutes.

3. For sauce add tomatoes to a food processor and liquefy. Add salt, pepper, sugar and garlic. Pour over meatballs and bake for another 35 minutes OR just serve sauce on side for guest to add their on as I did in the above picture.

Adapted from Arabsque

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