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    Mozzarella Meatballs and Spaghetti

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 5 mins

    35 mins

    30 mins

    English_Rose's Note:

    These meaty meatballs hold a hidden surprise of melted cheese. Just as nice made with ground lamb or pork.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    For the meatballs

    For the sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the meatballs:.
    2. 2
      Mix the ground beef with the breadcrumbs, garlic, seasoning, parsley and oregano.
    3. 3
      Mix well with damp hands and make 10-12 balls.
    4. 4
      Cut the mozzarella into 10-12 chunks.
    5. 5
      Flatten each meatball and press a piece of mozarella into the centre. Gather the meat around it and pinch to make sure it is sealed.
    6. 6
      Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry for around 10 minutes, turning occasionally.
    7. 7
      For the sauce:.
    8. 8
      Fry the onion in the pan juices until softened.
    9. 9
      Add the tomato paste, orange juice, stock and vinegar.
    10. 10
      Bring to the boil, then using a hand blender, puree the sauce a little.
    11. 11
      Return the meatballs to the pan and simmer for 25 minutes until cooked through.
    12. 12
      Just before serving add the olives. Serve with spaghetti.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mozzarella Meatballs and Spaghetti

    Serving Size: 1 (321 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 429.5
     
    Calories from Fat 225
    52%
    Total Fat 25.1 g
    38%
    Saturated Fat 10.0 g
    50%
    Cholesterol 93.9 mg
    31%
    Sodium 1363.9 mg
    56%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.7 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    12%
    Sugars 6.1 g
    24%
    Protein 29.9 g
    59%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    rapeseed oil

    roasted red peppers

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