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Meatballs & spaghetti


Meal Items

trimmed diced veal

100 g, (minced)

fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 tsp


1 medium


1 clove(s)

olive oil

1 tsp

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

red onion

¼ medium

red capsicum

¼ medium

canned diced tomatoes

100 g

ground nutmeg

2 g, pinch

fresh basil

½ tbs

dry wholemeal pasta

60 g


Combine 100g lean veal mince, 1 tbs finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, 1 egg (lightly beaten) and 1 garlic clove (crushed). Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls. Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a deep frying pan. Cook meatballs until browned. Set aside. Lightly spray same with oil. Cook 1/4 onion (sliced) and 1/4 capsicum (sliced) until softened. Add100g canned diced tomatoes, a pinch of ground nutmeg, ½ tbs chopped fresh basil and 2 tbs water and bring to the boil. Return meatballs to pan and simmer until cooked through. Cook 60g wholemeal pasta following packet instructions until just tender. Drain. Serve pasta topped with meatballs and fresh basil leaves.