Turn on the oven, even if heated to 200 gr.S.
Put all the ingredients for the meatballs in a large bowl.
Onions can be cut into small cubes, and you can skip through the meat grinder, along with meat.
Mix all ingredients. It is best to mix the minced hands.
Form balls of the mixture, using about 2 tablespoons each minced. Place meatballs in a baking dish.
Moisten your hands often in the water to the mixture of meat not stuck to the hands. I got 24 meatballs. It can turn a different number - depending on the size of the balls.
Let us further preparation of gravy. To do this, melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the chopped onion half rings, season it with salt and pepper and cook for about 5 minutes.
Add to the pan grated carrot on a coarse grater and cook for another 5 minutes, until the carrots are softened.
Then add the flour to the pan.
Mix all 1-2 minutes, until the flour is completely mixed with carrots and onions.
Pour into the pan a little chicken broth and stir whisk.
Add garlic and tomato paste in the center pan, stir for about 30 seconds.
Then gradually add the remaining broth. Simmer all together on a low heat for about 10 minutes.
Add in half a cup of heavy cream gravy. Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir.
As a result, you get a thick gravy flavored with vegetables.
Pour gravy "hedgehogs" of minced meat with rice in a baking dish.
Cover the form with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven for 40-50 minutes.
Ready-made meatballs, baked in the oven, serve hot garnished with mashed potatoes, generously watering them a creamy tomato sauce.