Curly Pasta with Polpetti

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Health Score:
Health Score
7,9 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 35 min.
Ready in
Calories:
1007
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie1,007 kcal(48 %)
Protein67.96 g(69 %)
Fat34.4 g(30 %)
Carbohydrates104.62 g(70 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.15 g(11 %)
Vitamin A158.09 mg(19,761 %)
Vitamin D1.22 μg(6 %)
Vitamin E4.92 mg(41 %)
Vitamin B₁0.66 mg(66 %)
Vitamin B₂0.57 mg(52 %)
Niacin26.47 mg(221 %)
Vitamin B₆1.6 mg(114 %)
Folate113.4 μg(38 %)
Pantothenic acid1.85 mg(31 %)
Biotin5.61 μg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁₂3.22 μg(107 %)
Vitamin C19.81 mg(21 %)
Potassium1,670.87 mg(42 %)
Calcium280.45 mg(28 %)
Magnesium97.25 mg(32 %)
Iron9.42 mg(63 %)
Iodine21.5 μg(11 %)
Zinc9.68 mg(121 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.93 g
Cholesterol211.01 mg
Author of this recipe:
How healthy are the main ingredients?
garlicoreganotomatoAlmond milkparsleyBasil

Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
3
¼ cup
8 cloves
chopped garlic
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Marinara
1 can
Tomato paste (175 g)
2 cans
crushed tomatoes (750 g each)
½ cup
¼ teaspoon
¼ teaspoon
8 cups
fusilli col buco (or pasta of preference)
Meatballs
2 ½ cups
¾ cup
1 teaspoon
dried parsley
1 teaspoon
dried Basil
2
large eggs
2 cloves
garlic (minced)
1 teaspoon
9 cups
ground Beef

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
2.
Add the onions and cook for about 10 minutes or until soft and translucent.
3.
Add in the garlic, oregano and pepper flakes and cook for another minute to incorporated and then remove approximately half of the mixture and set aside.
4.
For Marinara:
5.
Add the tomato paste to the pot with the onions still in it and stir and cook for about a minute.
6.
Add add the crushed tomatoes, water, salt and pepper, and simmer over low heat for at least an hour until thick. The longer it cooks the thicker it will become.
7.
Cook pasta according to package instructions.
8.
For the Meatballs:
9.
Preheat oven to 250°C | 475F | gas 9.
10.
In a large bowl, combine bread crumbs, almond milk, parsley, basil, eggs, garlic and the remaining half of the cooked onions. Mix together until completely blended. Add the ground beef and mix until just incorporated.
11.
Taking a generous size tablespoon of the meat mixture, roll into a 2 1/2 inch meatball. Repeat for the remaining meat.
12.
Place on a lightly greased sheet tray and bake until well browned, about 30 minutes.
13.
Add the meatballs to the sauce and simmer for about 15 minutes. Combine with the cooked pasta and serve!