Pasta with mini meatballs

Pasta with mini meatballs

Based on 73 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

45 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
150 g
tagliatelle
100 g
ground pork
100 g
ground beef
cloves
garlic (divided)
shallots (divided)
tbsp
olive oil (divided)
½ tsp
chili flakes
¼ tbsp
oregano
22½ g
breadcrumbs
tbsp
milk
400 g
crushed tomatoes (canned)
fresh basil for serving
Parmesan cheese for serving
salt
pepper
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Utensils

large frying pan, cutting board, knife, large mixing bowl, large saucepan, colander

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Nutrition per serving

Cal465
Fat25 g
Protein18 g
Carb42 g
  • Step 1/4

    For the meatballs, finely chop some of the garlic and shallots. Heat oil in a large frying pan set over medium heat and sauté garlic and shallots for approx. 3 min., or until softened and fragrant. Set aside.
    • ½ clove garlic
    • ½ shallot
    • ½ tbsp olive oil
    • large frying pan
    • cutting board
    • knife

    For the meatballs, finely chop some of the garlic and shallots. Heat oil in a large frying pan set over medium heat and sauté garlic and shallots for approx. 3 min., or until softened and fragrant. Set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Transfer the ground pork and beef to a large mixing bowl and add sautéed garlic and shallots, chili flakes, oregano, breadcrumbs, and milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir well and form walnut-sized balls with wet hands. Transfer to refrigerator to rest.
    • 100 g ground pork
    • 100 g ground beef
    • ½ tsp chili flakes
    • ¼ tbsp oregano
    • 22½ g breadcrumbs
    • tbsp milk
    • salt
    • pepper
    • large mixing bowl

    Transfer the ground pork and beef to a large mixing bowl and add sautéed garlic and shallots, chili flakes, oregano, breadcrumbs, and milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir well and form walnut-sized balls with wet hands. Transfer to refrigerator to rest.

  • Step 3/4

    While the meatballs are resting, chop remaining shallots and garlic and sauté in a saucepan with some of the olive oil. Add the crushed tomatoes, season with salt and pepper, and let it simmer. Heat remaining olive oil in the other large frying pan and fry meatballs on all sides for approx. 5 min., or until browned on all sides. Remove from heat and transfer to the tomato sauce. Let simmer for approx. 15 – 20 min.
    • 1 shallots
    • 1 cloves garlic
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 400 g crushed tomatoes
    • salt
    • pepper
    • large frying pan
    • cutting board
    • knife

    While the meatballs are resting, chop remaining shallots and garlic and sauté in a saucepan with some of the olive oil. Add the crushed tomatoes, season with salt and pepper, and let it simmer. Heat remaining olive oil in the other large frying pan and fry meatballs on all sides for approx. 5 min., or until browned on all sides. Remove from heat and transfer to the tomato sauce. Let simmer for approx. 15 – 20 min.

  • Step 4/4

    Boil salted water in a large saucepan and cook tagliatelle according to package instructions, until al dente. Drain pasta and add it to the tomato sauce. Stir well, transfer to serving plates, and garnish with basil and Parmesan cheese to taste. Enjoy!
    • 150 g tagliatelle
    • basil for serving
    • Parmesan cheese for serving
    • large saucepan
    • colander

    Boil salted water in a large saucepan and cook tagliatelle according to package instructions, until al dente. Drain pasta and add it to the tomato sauce. Stir well, transfer to serving plates, and garnish with basil and Parmesan cheese to taste. Enjoy!

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    Pasta with mini meatballs

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