Veggie Meatballs with Tomato Courgetti

 

Spiralize courgettes to make this healthier, gluten-free 'pasta' dish. The vegetarian meatballs use ground almonds instead of breadcrumbs to increase the protein

What you will need

3 garlic cloves

2 tsp rapeseed oil, plus extra for greasing Rapeseed oil If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

1 small onion, very finely chopped Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

2 tsp balsamic vinegar Balsamic vinegar bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

100g canned red kidney beans

1 tbsp beaten egg Egg egg The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

1 tsp tomato purée

1 heaped tsp chilli powder

½ tsp ground coriander

15g ground almonds

40g cooked sweetcorn Sweetcorn sw-eet corn Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

2 tsp chopped thyme leaves

2 large or 3 normal tomatoes, chopped Tomato toe-mart-oh A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

1 tsp tomato purée

1 tsp balsamic vinegar Balsamic vinegar bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

2 courgettes cut into 'noodles' with a spiralizer, julienne peeler, or by hand Courgette corr-zjet The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

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