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Rich Tomato Tuna Meatballs With Spaghetti

Rich Tomato Tuna Meatballs With Spaghetti

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A wholesome alternative to beef these tasty tuna meatballs with a rich and flavourful tomato sauce can be served with any type of pasta or starch.

Feeds
4People
Preparation time
35Min.
Difficulty
easy

Ingredients

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200 g durum wheat spaghetti
15 ml sunflower oil
1 small onion, finely diced
1 tin (410g) chopped tomatoes
300 ml water
1 sachet Knorr Naturally Tasty Tuna Napolitana
2 tins tuna in brine, drained
15 ml Robertsons Italian herbs
½ cup breadcrumbs
45 ml grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 lemon, zest and juice
30 ml sunflower oil

Preparation method

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Preheat oven to 180 C
Bring a large of water to the boil and cook the spaghetti until al dente (cooked but firm to the bite) then drain and set aside
Heat oil in a pan and fry the onion until soft
Add the tinned tomatoes, water and stir in the contents of the sachet of KNORR Naturally Tasty Tuna Napolitana Recipe Mix
Allow to simmer for 10 minutes on a low heat stirring frequently
In the meantime, begin to prepare the tuna meatballs
Place the tuna, Robertsons Italian Herbs, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, egg, lemon zest and juice into a bowl and mix well then season with salt and pepper
Shape into meatballs and place onto a greased oven tray and drizzle with oil
Bake in the oven at 180 C for 10 minutes then transfer to the pan with the tomato sauce and allow to simmer for a further 5 minutes to absorb all the rich flavours
Serve with spaghetti topped with extra grated Parmesan cheese

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