Italian Meatballs

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Preparation time: 15 min
  • Cooking time: 15 min
  • Serves: 4 portions
  • Highlights High in protein 37.8g per serve.

Ingredients list

  • 100g (5 scoops) SUSTAGEN® Hospital Formula Neutral Flavour
  • 500g mince
  • 1⁄2 onion, chopped
  • 20g bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon dried mixed herbs
  • 40mL oil
  • 500g tomato passata
  • 1 teaspoon beef stock powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 20g fresh basil, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine SUSTAGEN® Hospital Formula, mince, onion, breadcrumbs, egg and dried mixed herbs in a bowl.
  2. Once combined create small balls.
  3. Place meat balls on pan and cook at a low heat until brown on all sides.
  4. Once cooked cover with tomato passata.
  5. Add stock powder and water, stir well.
  6. Cover, cook on low for 15 minutes.
  7. Add basil and stir through. Serve.

HELPFUL TIPS

If you do not have any passata, substitute with diced tomatoes.
Serve with pasta, rice or mash.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

NUTRIENT

PER SERVE

Energy - kJ

1790kJ

- Calories

430Cal

Protein

37.8g

Total Fat

19.2g

- Saturated Fat

4.9g

Carbohydrate

24.5g

- Sugars

16g

Dietary Fibre

3g

Sodium

475mg