Chicken meatballs with pasta

6 servings Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 15 mins
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Chicken meatballs are a good alternative to beef and pork.

By Food24 July 30 2020
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Ingredients (10)

500 g chicken mince
100 g mozzarella cheese — torn
chopped parsley — handful
1 garlic clove — crushed
salt, black pepper
30 ml oil
400 g can tomato purée
125 ml water
15 ml brown sugar
500 g pasta
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Put the mince, mozzarella, parsley, garlic and salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix well.

Roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over high heat and cook the meatballs, turning, for 5 minutes or until golden.

Reduce the heat then add the purée, water and sugar and stir well. Season with extra salt and pepper. Cook for a further 2 minutes or until the meatballs are done.

Cook pasta in a pot of salted boiling water for 8 minutes or until al dente. Drain and divide between serving bowls.

Top with the meatballs and sauce, sprinkle with extra parsley and extra mozzarella.

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