Italian meatballs with cherry tomato sauce
Italian meatballs with cherry tomato sauce
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  • prep: 35 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 50 min
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    Italian meatballs with cherry tomato sauce.This healthy version of the classic Italian favourite is sure to keep the kids smiling. (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({});Print YumItalian meatballs with cherry tomato sauceIngredients1 small zucchini, grated1 small carrot, grated400g extra lean beef mince1 small brown onion, grated1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil leaves1/2 cup fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs1 egg4 garlic cloves, crushed250g dried wholemeal spaghetti2 teaspoons olive oil2 x 250g punnets cherry tomatoes, halvedFresh basil leaves and grated parmesan, to serveInstructionsSqueeze excess liquid from zucchini and carrot. Place in a large bowl. Add mince, onion, basil, breadcrumbs, egg, and half the garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls. Place on a large plate.Cook spaghetti in a large saucepan of boiling water, following packet directions, until tender. Drain.Meanwhile, heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook meatballs, in batches, turning regularly, for 5 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a large plate.Add remaining garlic to pan. Cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add tomatoes. Season with pepper. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until tomatoes collapse.Add meatballs. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through. Serve meatballs on spaghetti topped with basil and parmesan.0.1http://legenrecipes.com/recipe/italian-meatballs-with-cherry-tomato-sauce/Legendary recipeswk_bootstrap(); (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({});

    Ingredients

    • 1 small zucchini, grated
    • 1 small carrot, grated
    • 400g extra lean beef mince
    • 1 small brown onion, grated
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil leaves
    • 1/2 cup fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
    • 1 egg
    • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 250g dried wholemeal spaghetti
    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 2 x 250g punnets cherry tomatoes, halved
    • Fresh basil leaves and grated parmesan, to serve

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 14553 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 68 g 104.71%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 86.3%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 218 mg 72.77%
    • Sodium: 2622 mg 109.25%
    • Calcium: 15918 mg 1591.81%
    • Potassium: 35396 mg 1011.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 156 mg 866.39%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3069 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 187 g 746.6%
    • Sugar: 137 g
    • Protein: 664 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 21 g
    • Vitamin A 453.52%
    • Vitamin C 4623.52%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit3
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch10
    • Exchange - Vegetables552
    • Exchange - Lean Meat11
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total59 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit2 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total11 oz-eq

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