Tagliatelle with Meatballs Recipe

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Tagliatelle with Meatballs
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  1. To make the sauce, heat the oil in a pan.
  2. Add the onions and celery and cook until translucent.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Stir in all the tomatoes with the tomato paste, sugar, and wine, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, break up the meat in a bowl with a wooden spoon, until it becomes a sticky paste.
  7. Stir in the bread crumbs, garlic, herbs, and spices.
  8. Stir in the cheese and enough milk to make a firm paste.
  9. Flour your hands, take large spoonfuls of the mixture, and shape into 12 balls.
  10. Heat the oil in a skillet and cook the meatballs for 5-6 minutes, until browned.
  11. Pour the tomato sauce over the meatballs.
  12. Lower the heat, cover the pan, and simmer for 30 minutes, turning once or twice.
  13. Add a little extra water if the sauce is beginning to become dry.
  14. Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to a boil.
  15. Add the pasta, bring back to a boil, and cook for 8-10 minutes, until tender but still firm to the bite.
  16. Drain the pasta, then turn into a warmed serving dish, dot with the butter, and toss with 2 forks.
  17. Spoon the meatballs and sauce over the pasta and serve immediately.
  18. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 708.85 Kcal (2968 kJ)
Calories from fat 388.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43.13g 66%
Cholesterol 109.29mg 36%
Sodium 581.65mg 24%
Potassium 1401.45mg 30%
Total Carbs 35.11g 12%
Sugars 11.07g 44%
Dietary Fiber 5.28g 21%
Protein 38.02g 76%
Vitamin C 45.2mg 75%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 5.1mg 28%
Calcium 306.3mg 31%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 159.29 Kcal (667 kJ)
Calories from fat 87.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.69g 66%
Cholesterol 24.56mg 36%
Sodium 130.7mg 24%
Potassium 314.92mg 30%
Total Carbs 7.89g 12%
Sugars 2.49g 44%
Dietary Fiber 1.19g 21%
Protein 8.54g 76%
Vitamin C 10.2mg 75%
Iron 1.1mg 28%
Calcium 68.8mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 17
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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