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Meatballs with Spaghetti

Elevated Spag Bol Recipe Ready to Impress

4

Serves

30 mins

Prep Time

1 hrs

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

An hour seems a long time to cook meatballs, but it's well worth the wait with the enhancement of flavour and tenderness.

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Beef,

Lunch,

Dinner,

Family Favourites,

Mince,

Ingredients

Beef

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1/2 cup parsley

finely chopped

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1/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs

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1 egg

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2 tbsp milk

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1 tsp dried oregano

Spaghetti sauce

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1 onion

finely sliced

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2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes in juice

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1 tsp red wine vinegar

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1 tsp (optional) brown sugar

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400g spaghetti pasta

To serve

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2 courgettes

trimmed, peeled into ribbons and blanched

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120g bag baby spinach

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grated colby cheese

Method

To Make Beef

To Make Sauce

To Serve

1

Place the beef mince, parsley, breadcrumbs, egg, milk and oregano in a large bowl.

2

Season and mix well using clean hands.

3

Divide mince mixture into 16 meatballs, rolling them gently.

4

Place on a large plate then cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (569g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1576 (376)kJ

Protein

19.9g

Total Fat

4.6g

Saturated Fat

1.6g

Carbs

58.4g

Sugars

11.9g

Sodium

1030mg

Iron*

3.8mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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