Spaghetti & meatballs

Spaghetti & meatballs



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1 kg lean beef mince

1 onion, grated

2 tsp dried oregano

1 medium zucchini, grated

1 medium carrot, grated

1 egg, lightly beaten

2 cup tomato pasta sauce

2 cup broccoli florets

400 g spaghetti

parmesan cheese to serve


  • Place beef, onion, oregano, grated zucchini, carrot and egg in a large bowl. Using hands, mix well and form into small sized balls.
  • Heat a large non-stick frypan and cook meatballs in batches, over medium heat, until browned and cooked through. Add tomato sauce and bring to the boil. Reduce heat, cover with a lid or foil and simmer for 20 mins. Add broccoli florets for last 2 mins of cooking.
  • Meanwhile cook spaghetti until tender. Drain and toss together with meatballs.
  • Serve with parmesan cheese.


  • Lunch idea: Serves: 2 Prep: 10 mins
  • Make the salad by combining lettuce leaves, halved cherry tomatoes, blanched broccoli florets, diced Lebanese cucumber and crumbled feta cheese. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp vinegar. Place leftover meatballs on top of salad and serve.
  • Alternatively, serve meatballs with batons of cut raw vegetables such as capsicum, cherry tomatoes, carrot and celery.
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