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Lamb meatballs with rosemary tomato sauce

Lamb meatballs with rosemary tomato sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This hearty dish makes a simple and speedy midweek meal but can also be frozen ahead for a last-minute dinner

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal311
fat15g
saturates6g
carbs22g
sugars11g
fibre5g
protein23g
salt1.84g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 pack 12 ready-made lamb meatballs (approx 450g)
  • 4 onions , finely sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves , finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped rosemary leaves, plus extra to sprinkle
  • 2 x cans chopped tomatoes
  • 400g pasta , cooked, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tsp oil in a large frying pan. Add the meatballs and cook, turning often, until browned. Remove from the pan.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the onions into the pan with the remaining oil and a pinch of salt and cook until very soft, 10-15 mins. Add the garlic and rosemary and cook for 2 mins more.

  • STEP 3

    Add the tomatoes and return meatballs to the pan. Simmer for 10 mins until the sauce has thickened and the meatballs are cooked through. Season and serve with the pasta, sprinkle with rosemary.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2011

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