Spaghetti and meatballs

"Serve these herby Mediterranean-style meatballs with cooked pasta for a tasty midweek meal. Serve with cooked spaghetti, or try fusilli or orzo pasta."
Prep time:
30 min
Cook time:
45 min
Servings:
2 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
8.1 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
50
Low
Load
18
Moderate

Nutrition per serving:

Calories365.06 kcal18%
Fat9.69 g14%
Carbs36.62 g14%
Sugars15.53 g17%
Protein32.08 g64%
Sodium1777.29 mg89%
Fiber5.79 g21%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
50
Low
Glycemic Load
18
Moderate

Ingredients

225g (8oz) extra lean minced beef
2 small shallots finely chopped
55g (2oz) courgettes coarsely grated
25g (1oz) fresh breadcrumbs
1 tbsp tomato puree
1 clove garlic crushed
2 tbsp chopped fresh mixed herbs
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
A little plain flour for dusting
2 tsp sunflower oil
227g (8oz) can chopped tomatoes
125ml (4fl oz) vegetable stock
2 small shallots finely chopped
1 red pepper deseeded and chopped
1 carrot finely chopped
1 tbsp tomato puree
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
2 tbsp chopped fresh mixed herbs (such as flat leaf-parsley oregano or marjoram and thyme or coriander)

Directions

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