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Meatball Marinara

  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    20 MINS
  • KCals 335
  • Carbs 27G
  • WW Points:
  • 3 Green
  • 3 Blue
  • 3 Purple
3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 18 low fat meatballs
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 large carrots chopped finely
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 1 stick celery chopped finely
  • 4 good sized mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 1 courgette finely diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 good pinch italian herbs or 1 handful of fresh. chopped basil and some dried oregano
  • low calorie cooking spray
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • freshly ground black pepper optional to taste
  • salt optional to taste

Instructions

  1. Sauté the onions and garlic in a few sprays of low calorie cooking spray, until they start to soften.

  2. When the onion starts to soften, add the meatballs, carrots and celery and continue to cook until they start to brown.

  3. Add the courgettes and mushrooms, and allow to cook for a few minutes.

  4. Add the herbs, tomato puree and chopped tomatoes. Stir well.

  5. Mix the stock cube in about 100ml of boiling water, then add that to the pan. Mix well, then bring to the boil.

  6. Reduce the heat, cover with a lid and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes stirring occasionally.

  7. Serve 6 meatballs per portion with spaghetti, pasta, rice slimming chips or whatever you fancy.