Feel like something different for dinner tonight? Well, you can bring Italian flavors in your house in a few minutes to spice up your dish.

Try the easy, tasty and quick meal, it will turn your taste buds into a frenzy.

Meatball and Pasta bake

Serves 4


500g beef mince

10ml chopped garlic

3 spring onions, finely chopped

1 carrot, grated

2 baby marrows, grated

60ml chopped basil

250ml fresh white breadcrumbs

salt and pepper

45ml olive oil

250g pasta, cooked according to instructions

500ml tomato passata

375ml grated cheddar cheese

125ml grated Parmesan cheese


Combine the mince, garlic, onion, carrot, baby marrow, basil, breadcrumbs and seasoning and mix well

Shape the mixture into balls and fry them in the olive oil until browned all over

Remove and set aside. Combine the pasta with the tomato passata and cheddar cheese

Add the meatballs and toss well to combine

Pour the mixture into an ovenproof baking dish and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese

Bake at 180°C for 30-40 minutes until the cheese is golden brown

-Jenny Kay

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