Herby Italian Meatballs with Primavera Sauce
Fancy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe
4 - 6
This basic meatball mixture is perfect for spaghetti and meatballs, simply team up with your favourite pasta sauce.
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500g Quality Mark beef mince
1/2, finely chopped onions
1 tsp mixed herbs
1/2 tsp oregano
1 cup breadcrumbs
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
500ml tomato passata
1/2 tbsp olive oil
2, crushed garlic cloves
1, chopped onion
1, finely chopped courgette
1 finely chopped celery stalk
1, chopped green capsicum
A pinch of oregano
1 tbsp tomato paste
A pinch of white sugar
A handful of chopped parsley
A pinch of salt
A pinch of black pepper
In a frying pan heat the oil and add the onion, garlic, courgette, capsicum and celery.
Cook gently until the vegetables are tender.
While the vegetables are cooking assemble the meatballs.
Combine the meatball ingredients and roll into balls.
Bake or grill until cooked.
When the vegetables are tender add the passata, tomato paste, sugar and oregano and simmer gently.
When the meatballs are cooked add them to the sauce and keep heated until ready to serve.
Serve with cooked pasta, I prefer spaghetti.
Nutrition Information per Serving (418g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)