Unlike traditional recipes, these meatballs are low in fat, yet they're full of the terrific taste you crave. Long curls of pasta add a fun twist. For a casual dinner with friends, you can just double or triple the recipe.
Beef is an iron-rich protein source; it also supplies many of the B vitamins as well as zinc. Served in small quantities, with vegetables and grains, lean beef makes a healthy and flavoursome meal.
In Italian, a minestra is a soup, but a minestrone is a BIG soup – a nourishing meal in itself. Tender and moist chicken meatballs and a host of seasonal herbs and vegetables enhance the depth of flavour in this delicious one-bowl meal.
This is a useful "standby" dish to have in your repertoire since both the meatballs and tomato sauce freeze perfectly and can be reheated successfully in the microwave.