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Thyme Meatballs With Spaghetti

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Ingredients
  Basic lamb mixture 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seeded black olives 30 Gram, finely chopped (1/4 Cup)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon
  Spaghetti 500 Gram
For tomato sauce
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 150 Gram, chopped (1 Medium Sized)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Canned tomatoes 800 Gram (2 Cans, 400 Gram Each)
  Dry red wine 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Sugar 3 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil spray 1
Directions

Combine Basic Lamb Mixture in medium bowl with olives, paste and thyme; roll level tablespoons of mixture into meatballs.
Place meatballs on oiled oven tray, coat lightly with cooking oil spray; bake, uncovered, in hot oven about 15 minutes or until cooked through.
Stir meatballs gently into hot Tomato Sauce, [can be prepared ahead to this point; refrigerate overnight or freeze] Cook pasta in large pan of boiling water, uncovered, until just tender; drain.
Serve meatballs in sauce with hot spaghetti.
Tomato Sauce Heat oil in medium pan; cook onion and garlic, stirring, until soft and browned lightly.
Add undrained crushed tomatoes, paste, wine and sugar.
Bring to boil; simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Interest: 
Quick

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