• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr
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    With the mercury falling faster than the stock market, I decided to bridge the gap between summer salad and winter braise using the last batch of tomatoes ripened under the waning summer sun to make spaghetti and meatballs. As usual when I’m making an old favorite, I went searching through my archiv

    Ingredients

    • 140 gramsonion (1 small onion, minced)
    • 10 gramsgarlic (2 medium cloves, minced)
    • 1 tablespoonolive oil
    • 400 gramsground beef
    • 100 gramsground pork
    • 100 gramsricotta cheese (or soft tofu)
    • 1 smallegg
    • 3/4 cuppanko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
    • 25 gramsParmigiano-Reggiano (grated)
    • 1 tablespoontomato paste
    • 1 gramfresh thyme (~3 sprigs, leaves minced)
    • 3 gramsflat-leaf parsley (~2 sprigs, leaves minced)
    • 1 teaspoonsoy sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
    • 1/2 teaspoonfennel seeds
    • 1/4 teaspoonground nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoonground black pepper
    • 15 gramsgarlic (3 medium cloves, minced)
    • 650 gramstomato (cored and chopped)
    • 2 tablespoonstomato paste
    • 1 teaspoonsalt
    • 400 gramsspaghetti
    • flat-leaf parsley (minced for garnish)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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