Macaroni and Meatballs

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 02/03/2020, viewed by 467
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What can I say!? It's macaroni and meatballs. You got your carbs. You got your protein. And nobody is going hungry here.

What you will need

1 lb Ground Beef

1 tsp Salt

1/2 lb Macaroni

8 oz. Pesto

5 cups Chicken Broth

1 Tbsp Calabrian Chili, optional

Black Pepper

(Nutritional facts 325 calories, 19.34 g fat, 19.7 g carbohydrates, 16.93 g protein, 40 mg cholesterol, 517 mg sodium)

How to cook

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k pepper. Mix well.

In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef and salt. Add a few turns of black pepper. Mix well.

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a Tablespoon is what you're going for in this dish.

Pinch off small chunks of meat and roll them into balls. About the size of a Tablespoon is what you're going for in this dish.

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shimmer, add the meatballs. Fry the meatballs until caramelized and crusty on two sides. You can use a soup pot for this recipe, but you would need to fry the meatballs in batches or in a separate pan.

Heat up some oil in a heavy skillet over high heat. When the oil begins to shimmer, add the meatballs. Fry the meatballs until caramelized and crusty on two sides. You can use a soup pot for this recipe, but you would need to fry the meatballs in batches or in a separate pan.

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Add the chicken broth. Stir to release those crispy bits from the bottom of the pan.

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ged beneath the broth.

Add the macaroni. Stir to settle the noodles and ensure they are all submerged beneath the broth.

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Stir in the Calabrian chili.

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Let the pot come up to a gentle boil over high heat.

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Hold at a simmer for about 10 minutes, or until the macaroni is tender.

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This will result in a brothy dish. Ladle it out and serve with pesto.

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