Meatballs With Creamy Spinach Sauce

Recipe by JustJanS
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion, pine nuts and garlic. Cook stirring often, until the onion is soft. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool slightly.
  • Add the mince, basil, breadcrumbs, lemon rind cheeses and egg.
  • Mix (with your hands) until well combined.
  • Roll 2 tablespoons mixture into balls, place on a tray, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the pan, add the meatballs and cook turning gently occasionally until browned all over and cooked through.
  • To make the spinach sauce, melt the butter in a pan, add the green onions and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  • Add the spinach and cream and bring to the boil. Cook for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened then transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Season to taste with black pepper.
  • Serve the meatballs on mash or egg noodles with spinach sauce spooned over.
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