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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2586 Calories from Fat 365

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.6%

Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1394.4 mg58.1%

Total Carbohydrates 484 g161.5%

Dietary Fiber 21.3 g85.2%

Sugars 25.8 g

Protein 99 g198%

Vitamin A 135.3% Vitamin C 197.4%

Calcium 60.1% Iron 182.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Thyme Meatballs With Spaghetti Recipe