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Meatball pasta

Pair it with pasta or spaghetti as this is sure to be a family favourite

Pair it with pasta or spaghetti as this is sure to be a family favourite

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Cooking Time

Cook: 50 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 4

Cooking Time

Price: 93p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 515g serving contains

Energy
2477kj
592kcal
30%
Fat
16.0g
Med
23%
Saturates
4.6g
Med
23%
Sugars
10.8g
Med
12%
Salt
0.67g
Med
11%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
481kJ/115kcal

Ingredients

1 slice wholemeal bread, crusts cut off

3tbsp milk

1 onion, finely chopped

1 carrot, finely chopped

1 stick celery, finely chopped

1tbsp vegetable oil

400g can Asda Chopped Tomatoes with Herbs

2tbsp Asda Tomato Purée

500g Butcher’s Selection Lean Turkey Mince

2tsp mixed herbs

300g Asda Penne

40g Asda 30% Less Fat Mature Cheddar, grated

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
2
Break the bread into small pieces and put in a bowl. Sprinkle on the milk and leave to soak for 10 mins.
3
Meanwhile, cook the onion, carrot and celery in the oil, stirring often, for 10 mins. Add the tomatoes, tomato purée and 4tbsp water. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20 mins, stirring occasionally.
4
Meanwhile, mash the soaked bread with a fork and mix with the mince and herbs using your hands. Season with pepper. Shape into 16 small balls. Put on the baking tray and cook in the oven for 15-18 mins. Add to the sauce and simmer for 5 mins.
5
Meanwhile, add the penne to a pan of boiling water, bring back to the boil, stir once and simmer fast for 10-11 mins. Drain. Serve the pasta with the sauce and meatballs on top, sprinkled with cheese.

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