Italian Meatballs in Tomato-Pesto-Sauce
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- 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
1Combine ground meat, salt, pepper and Italian herb mix in a big bowl, knead well.
2In a pot, heat tomato sauce and bring to a gentle simmer. Add pesto, stir well to dissolve and combine.
3Form meat mixture into 1 inch balls and carefully drop into simmering tomato sauce as they are made, one by one.
4As 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.
5Serve over oven roasted vegetables, cauliflower rice or pasta as desired.