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Meatballs & pasta


Ingredients

  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 12 Jacob's cream crackers
  • 2 heaped teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 500 g quality minced beef, higher-welfare pork, or a mixture of the two
  • 1 heaped tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ fresh or dried red chilli
  • 2x400 g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 400 g dried spaghetti or penne
  • Parmesan cheese, for grating