place mince, egg, balsamic cream and garlic in a bowl. meanwhile, blend together remaining ingredients in a food processor until bacon is finely chopped. add to mince mixture and gently mix together. roll into meatballs with your hands.
heat olive oil in a frying pan and brown meatballs on both sides. transfer to a plate and cover with tinfoil. leave oil & juices from meatballs in pan to make tomato sauce.
fry onion in remaining oil from meatballs. when lightly browned, add garlic and cook for 1 minute. add remaining ingredients and season with salt and pepper. simmer for 20 minutes then add the meatballs. cook for 10 minutes on each side or until meatballs are cooked through.
topshelf honey mustard aioli
your favourite buns
spread aioli on the bottom half of the bun and place three meatballs on top and some of the tomato sauce. top with mozzarella and grill until cheese is golden. top with basil, rocket, salt, pepper and lid with more aioli.