meatballs with mint + pine nuts + butternut
Spaghetti + Meatballs with mint + pine nuts + butternut
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
500g Extra lean mince
4 Garlic cloves - grated
1 Potato large - grated
3 Thick butternut rings – grated
1 Carrot - grated
2 Small onions – grated
50g Pine nuts – lightly fried in a non stick pan till golden brown
1 Slice of white bread – soaked in water and excess water squeezed out
Handful of finely chopped parsley
1 t Dry mint
1 t Salt
½ t Freshly ground black pepper
Put your oven on grill.
Mix all ingredients together. Fry a small teaspoon and taste for seasoning – I normally use the microwave.
Make small balls and grill till done - +- 10 minutes. After first 5 minutes turn them around and cook for another few minutes.
Put in pasta sauce and simmer for a minute or two. Serve on spaghetti + parmesan shavings + fresh basil.
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