Italian meatballs with tagliatelle

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A classic dish that the whole family will love.

Italian meatballs with tagliatelle
Photo: Michel OSullivan

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 4 tbsp chopped marjoram
  • ¾ cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 50g ricotta
  • 150g grated parmesan
  • 1 egg
  • 300g veal mince
  • Salt and pepper
  • 100mL extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 100mL white wine
  • 800g tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • 400g tagliatelle
  • Shaved parmesan, extra
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Method

Combine 1 clove garlic, herbs, breadcrumbs, ricotta, parmesan, egg, mince, salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix well and rest in the fridge for 30 minutes. Form tablespoons of mixture into small balls. Heat olive oil in a large pan and saute onion and remaining garlic for 5 minutes. Add wine and cook until liquid is almost evaporated. Add tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes. Add meatballs and cook, covered, over very low heat for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Cook pasta in plenty of salted boiling water until al dente. Drain and divide evenly between four warm bowls. Top with meatballs, sauce and extra parmesan.

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  • Main Ingredients - Beef
  • Cuisine - Italian
  • Course - Main-course

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