Pork meatballs and pomodoro sauce with tagliatelle

Pork meatballs and pomodoro sauce with tagliatelle

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • 15 minutes
  • 25 minutes
  • Woolworths Renzo Masi Chianti DOCG 2014
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  • 500 g lean pork mince
  • 2 t Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • olive oil, for frying
  • For the tomato sauce:
  • 2 baby leeks, finely chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 x 400 g can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 4 T Woolworths tomato paste with vegetable soffritto

Cooking Instructions

Combine all the ingredients for the meatballs, except the oil, in a bowl. Roll into balls and fry in a nonstick pan over a medium to high heat until golden. Finish off in the oven at 180° C to cook through.

To make the tomato sauce, fry the leeks in a little olive oil until soft. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve with Woolworths fresh tagliatelle, cooked al dente.

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    Katherine Richardson
    October 17, 2017

    Delicious meal and the meat balls stayed together well. I would recommend a bit of chili in the sauce and a little less garlic. Definitely takes longer to put together than stated.