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Italian Meatballs and Pasta

4 people

Ingredients

  • Meatballs

    • 450g lean minced beef or lamb
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 2 tablesp. fresh herbs i.e. basil, parsley or chives, chopped
    • 1-2 teasp. Chilli sauce
    • Salt and black pepper
  • Tomato Sauce

    • 5-6 tomatoes, diced
    • 1 tablesp. fresh herbs, chopped
    • Juice of ½ lemon
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 350g pasta i.e. tagliatelle, cooked and kept warm
    • Olive oil

Main

  • Meatballs

    • 450g lean minced beef or lamb
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 2 tablesp. fresh herbs i.e. basil, parsley or chives, chopped
    • 1-2 teasp. Chilli sauce
    • Salt and black pepper

Side

  • Tomato Sauce

    • 5-6 tomatoes, diced
    • 1 tablesp. fresh herbs, chopped
    • Juice of ½ lemon
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 350g pasta i.e. tagliatelle, cooked and kept warm
    • Olive oil

Method

Mix the meatball ingredients together. Shape into meatballs.

Mix the tomato sauce ingredients together, plus a little olive oil and seasoning and set aside.

Heat a little oil in a large pan and cook the meatballs for 5-6 minutes or until no pink meat remains at the centre and the juices run clear.

Add the tomato mixture and pasta. Toss well and serve.

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Method

Mix the meatball ingredients together. Shape into meatballs.

Mix the tomato sauce ingredients together, plus a little olive oil and seasoning and set aside.

Heat a little oil in a large pan and cook the meatballs for 5-6 minutes or until no pink meat remains at the centre and the juices run clear.

Add the tomato mixture and pasta. Toss well and serve.