Italian Meatballs in Tomato-Pesto-Sauce

Marion Wilting

By
@MiaInGermany

This is one of my favourite meatball dishes. We usually have it over oven roasted vegetables, but serve it as you desire.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef or mixed pork and beef
1 tsp
salt (or to taste)
pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning (mixed herbs)
1 jar(s)
tomato sauce (your favourite)
2 Tbsp
pesto

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine ground meat, salt, pepper and Italian herb mix in a big bowl, knead well.
2
In a pot, heat tomato sauce and bring to a gentle simmer. Add pesto, stir well to dissolve and combine.
3
Form meat mixture into 1 inch balls and carefully drop into simmering tomato sauce as they are made, one by one.
4
As soon as all meat is used up, cover pot and let simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring well after about five minutes. If necessary, add some water.
5
Serve over oven roasted vegetables, cauliflower rice or pasta as desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Low Carb