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Meatball marinara fries

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a side

Top oven-cooked fries with meatball marinara for a crowd-pleasing sharing platter. Ideal for an evening in with friends

Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal399
fat20g
saturates8g
carbs29g
sugars9g
fibre4g
protein25g
salt2g
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Ingredients

  • 300g frozen French fries
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • 150g beef meatballs
  • 40g grated mozzarella
  • 40g grated cheddar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the French fries following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 10 mins. Add the garlic and chilli flakes, and fry for 5 mins more. Tip in the tomatoes, oregano and sugar, then simmer for 10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    In another pan, fry the beef meatballs for 5 mins until browned, then add to the sauce and bubble for 5 mins, or until cooked through. Put the fries in a heatproof dish and top with the meatballs and sauce. Scatter over the mozzarella and cheddar. Grill for 2-3 mins until the cheese has melted. Season and serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2020

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