Bowl of Hearty Italian Polpetti

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Health Score:
8,4 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
Calories:
1044
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie1,044 kcal(50 %)
Protein61.33 g(63 %)
Fat35.54 g(31 %)
Carbohydrates116.18 g(77 %)
Sugar added0.52 g(2 %)
Roughage3.95 g(13 %)
Vitamin A457.56 mg(57,195 %)
Vitamin D1 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E3.61 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₁0.94 mg(94 %)
Vitamin B₂0.86 mg(78 %)
Niacin27.5 mg(229 %)
Vitamin B₆1.5 mg(107 %)
Folate247.55 μg(83 %)
Pantothenic acid2.39 mg(40 %)
Biotin5.69 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂2.28 μg(76 %)
Vitamin C129.15 mg(136 %)
Potassium1,387.39 mg(35 %)
Calcium552.08 mg(55 %)
Magnesium196.62 mg(66 %)
Iron7.8 mg(52 %)
Iodine21.34 μg(11 %)
Zinc9.18 mg(115 %)
Saturated fatty acids12.62 g
Cholesterol154.23 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Ingredients

for
4
For the meatballs
1
thick white bread (crusts removed)
4 tablespoons
3.333 cups
ground Beef
1 cup
1 teaspoon
1
small onion (grated)
1 clove
garlic (finely chopped)
1
egg (beaten)
¼ teaspoon
grated Nutmeg
1 tablespoon
For the sauce
2 tablespoons
1
finely chopped onion
1 clove
garlic (finely chopped)
2 cups
canned, chopped tomatoes
½ cup
½ cup
½ teaspoon
1 tablespoon
3
roasted Red pepper (from a jar)
1 tablespoon
finely chopped Basil
18 ounces

Preparation steps

1.
For the meatballs: soak the bread in the milk until soft, squeeze dry and put in a bowl. Mix in the beef, cheese, oregano, onion, garlic, egg and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix well, breaking up any clumps of meat with a fork.
2.
Dust your hands with flour and roll the mixture into golf ball-sized balls. Put on a plate, cover and chill while you make the sauce.
3.
For the sauce: heat the oil in a pan and cook the onion until softened. Add the garlic and fry for 1 minute.
4.
Stir in the tomatoes, wine, stock, sugar, tomato puree and peppers. Bring to a boil and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
5.
Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the meatballs until brown. Drain on kitchen paper. Add the meatballs to the sauce and cook for a further 15 minutes.
6.
Cook the spaghetti according to the instructions on the pack. Drain and put into a serving dish. Stir the basil into the sauce and serve the meatballs and sauce over the spaghetti.