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Spaghetti & meatballs


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Ingredients

6 portion(s)

Meatballs

  • 400 g Beef mince
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 4 --- shallots, trimmed & chopped
  • 4 slices bread, frozen, broken into pieces, (or 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs)
  • 40 g parmesan, cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp Dried parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 4 mushrooms
  • 1.5 tbsp vegetable stock powder

Sauce

  • 1 onion, peeled & halved
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 70 g tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 700 g tomato passata
  • 20 g olive oil
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Recipe's preparation

    Meatballs
  1. Place frozen bread into TM bowl and crumb for 10 seconds speed 7.  Set aside.  Without rinsing bowl, add parmesan to bowl and grate 10 seconds speed 9.  Add to bowl with breadcrumbs.  No need to rinse bowl.

  2. Place chopped carrot, zucchini, shallots & mushrooms in TM bowl and chop 4 seconds speed 7.  Tip into bowl with breadcrumbs and cheese

  3. Place egg and beef mince in TM bowl and mix 5 seconds reverse speed 5.  The add in all the ingredients previously set aside along with parsley and stock powder, mix 5 seconds reverse speed 5 then knead 1 minute.

  4. Roll into small balls and place evenly in Varoma steamer over both levels

  5. Rinse bowl

  6. Sauce & to finish
  7. Place onion and garlic in rinsed TM bowl and chop 3 seconds speed 7. Scrape down sides.  Add olive oil and cook 3 minutes Varoma speed 1 with Varoma steamer fitted to top of lid.

  8. Add tomato paste, salt, basil and passata as well as ~200g water to the TM bowl. 

  9. Fit lid and Varoma steamer on top of lid.  Cook 22 minutes Varoma speed 2.

  10. When timer is at ~16 minutes start boiling a pot of hot water on the stove top.  When ~10-12 minutes, start cooking spaghetti to be ready for serving when meatballs are cooked

  11. When TM timer has finished, tip the meatballs into the sauce and mix slowly by hand to combine.  Can remove both from the TM and do this step in a separate bowl, or to keep washing load down serve drained pasta on plates, top with meatballs and then top the whole lot with sauce.  Good with some extra parmesan shaved over the top to serve

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  • They were yummy. I cooked them in my air fryer and...

    Submitted by my3sons on 22. April 2019 - 14:53.

    They were yummy. I cooked them in my air fryer and were absolutely delicious. I added a little oregano too for some extra flavour

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  • Very tasty. I did a double batch so did the...

    Submitted by BeesAreCool on 9. October 2018 - 20:51.

    Very tasty. I did a double batch so did the meatballs in the oven and the pasta in a pot. Everyone said it was nice.

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  • We love this recipe! It’s our easy go to in the...

    Submitted by Claire Short on 28. August 2018 - 16:02.

    We love this recipe! It’s our easy go to in the family and the kids eat it all up.
    Sometimes I do change up the vegetables depending on what’s in the fridge.

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  • Very easy go make and very tasty.

    Submitted by jw000401 on 22. February 2018 - 23:46.

    Very easy go make and very tasty.

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  • We cook this recipe regularly!! It’s loved by my...

    Submitted by Claire Short on 28. December 2017 - 15:19.

    We cook this recipe regularly!! It’s loved by my whole family including my toddler and Mum 😂
    its so easy so make and I love the hidden veges. I will change the veges up depending on what’s in the fridge.

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  • The sauce is sensational!!

    Submitted by thermitaz on 14. February 2017 - 19:38.

    The sauce is sensational!!

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  • These are very yummy & very

    Submitted by Cdriene on 16. August 2016 - 20:28.

    These are very yummy & very easy.

    I love the extra vegies hidden inside too.

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