Classic Meatballs and Chunky Tomato Herb Sauce

Classic Meatballs and Chunky Tomato Herb Sauce

Cooking time: 25 minutes, serves 4

 

  • 500g Vetta High Fibre Large Spirals
  • 400g meatballs (ready made or DIY)
  • 1 bunch fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 x tins of crushed tomatoes
  • 4 fresh tomatoes, roughly diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon dry mixed Italian herbs
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 200ml olive oil
  • Salt and cracked pepper
  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and put aside.
  2. Place roughly diced tomatoes, tin tomatoes and dry herbs into a pot on medium heat.
  3. Place garlic, onion, meatballs (season with salt) and a drizzle of olive oil into a pan on medium heat and cook until browned.
  4. Place contents of pan into pot of sauce and simmer for another 5-10min.
  5. Add in fresh basil and stir through, leaving enough basil for garnish.
  6. Pour sauce into cooked pasta and stir through until evenly spread.
  7. Serve with fresh basil, parmesan, salt and pepper to taste.