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Meatballs with parmasan and tomato sauce

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 35 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Pork meatballs with a nice tomato sauce and taglatelli

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Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 500g of pork mince
  • 1 clove of garlic sliced
  • 1 small finely sliced red onion
  • salt and pepper
  • 50 g of parmasan
  • 2-4 slices of good quality bacon or pancetta
  • Olive oil

Sauce

  • 300g of taglatelli
  • tin of tomatoes
  • 70g of parmasan
  • 2 small red onions finely
  • 1 clove of garlic scliced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1-2 teaspoons of tumeric
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 table spoon of tomato paste
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil

Method

  1. Finely slice your onion and garlic and add to a big mixing bowl. Grate in the cheese and mix with your hands .Form into balls of your chosen size, you can use an ice cream scoop.

  2. Add a splash of olive oil to a pan and place it to a low to medium heat and add the meat balls and cook for10 minutes.

  3. Turn them after 10 minutes and add the sliced bacon to the meatballs. Mean while put a pan of salted water on the hob to boil.

  4. Straight after slice 2 onions and 1 clove of garlic and add to a saucepan with a splash of olive oil over a medium heat. Add the basil and tumeric and turn down the heat, fry until softened. Then add the tin of tomatoes 25ml of water , add the stock cube and grate the parmesan in little by little through out simmering, being sure to stir after. Bring to a boil then simmer for 10-15 minutes.

  5. Meanwhile cook the pasta according to packet instructions. when the pasta is cooked the metaballs and sauce should be. Then mix the pasta into the sauce. and serve the meatballs and cripy bacon on top.

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