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Herbed Chicken Meatballs and Spaghetti

 

Herbed Chicken Meatballs and Spaghetti
 
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Flavorful meatballs on a bed of spaghetti, a very simple to prepare dinner.
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 slice white bread
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 10 slivers chives
  • ½ cup finely chopped mint
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup dry red or white wine
  • 1 cup freshly shaved Parmesan cheese
  • ½ 450 g package spaghetti
Instructions
  1. Tear bread into small pieces and place in a small bowl.
  2. Add milk and mash with a fork until pasty.
  3. Whisk egg with Dijon, Worcestershire, oregano and ½ tsp salt in a large bowl.
  4. Stir in the bread mixture.
  5. Add chicken.
  6. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp each onions and mint.
  7. Stir just until evenly mixed.
  8. Roll into 1 inch balls.
  9. Heat a large frying pan over medium heat.
  10. Add oil.
  11. Cook meatballs, turning often until browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
  12. Cook in 2 batches and remove to a plate when done.
  13. When meatballs are removed from pan, add garlic, tomatoes and ¼ tsp salt. Cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  14. Pour in the wine.
  15. Cook until saucy, approximately 4 minutes.
  16. Add meatballs.
  17. Heat until cooked through, 4 more minutes.
  18. Boil pasta until al dente, 7 to 9 minutes.
  19. Drain, then stir into sauce along with Parmesan.
  20. Sprinkle with remaining chives and mint and add the shaved Parmesan.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 612 Fat: 25 g Carbohydrates: 52 g Sodium: 382 mg Fiber: 4 g Protein: 41 g

 

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