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Meatballs with Pesto Mash

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Ingredients
  Lean beef mince 14 Ounce (400 Grams)
  Basil 3⁄4 Bunch (75 gm), most leaves roughly chopped, reserve few whole to serve (Small Bunch)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Seasoning 1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Passata with onions and garlic
  Potatoes 36 Ounce, peeled and cut into small chunks (1 Kilogram / 2 Pound And 4 Ounce)
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Basil pesto 2 Tablespoon (Fresh Ones)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, combine the beef mince, 1/2 the chopped basil, Worcestershire sauce and seasoning together.
2) Mix thoroughly and shape the beef mixture into 16 meatballs.
3) In a non-stick frying pan, heat oil and fry the meatballs, turning for 5 minutes, until browned.
4) Stir in the passata and remaining chopped basil.
5) Simmer over a low heat for 10 mins, until the meatballs are thoroughly cooked.
6) Boil potatoes for 10-15 mins until tender; drain thoroughly.
7) Return the potatoes into the saucepan over a low heat and mash well.
8) Stir in the milk, then marble through the basil pesto.

SERVING
9) Mound the potato mash on 4 plates, spoon over the meatballs, then sprinkle with the reserved basil and serve the Meatballs with Pesto Mash immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 427 Calories from Fat 104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.8%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g22.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3 mg1%

Sodium 198.5 mg8.3%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.4%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 29 g57.9%

Vitamin A 20.6% Vitamin C 90.3%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 16.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Meatballs With Pesto Mash Recipe