Italian Meatballs Recipe

Italian Meatballs Recipe

If you are looking for a delicious, easy, low calorie topping for a lovely bowl of past, look no further than our Italian Meatballs Recipe.

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Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 500g (app 20) Italian meatballs
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 shallots (finely chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • ½ red chilli (finely sliced)
  • 400g passata (or 1 tin diced tomatoes)
  • 1 tbsp. of basil
  • 1 tbsp. oregano
  • 1 tbsp. of Parmesan or grated cheese (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan and gently fry the shallots, garlic and chili for 2-3 minutes until soft.
  2. Add passata (or the tinned tomatoes) along with the basil, oregano and let the sauce simmer for 5-10 minutes to reduce and thicken.
  3. Add the meatballs to the tomato sauce, cover it with the lid and let it simmer for about 8-12 minutes.
  4. Serve with parmesan or grated cheese

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Kcals: 180
  • Protein: 13g
  • Fats: 8g
  • Carbs: 10g


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