|Posted on January 20, 2010 at 12:16 PM|
Syn Free on Green choice
Add 6 Syns if not using minced pork as a Healthy Extra
Syn Free on Original choice
Syn Free on Extra Easy
1 red onion
1lb/454g extra lean minced pork
¼ tsp crushed chillies
2 tbsp freshly chopped thyme
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
400g can chopped tomatoes
Fresh basil leaves to garnish
Finely chop the onion and place in a bowl. Add the minced pork, crushed chillies, thyme and seasoning and mix together. Shape into firm balls and dry-fry for 3-4 minutes, shaking the pan frequently, until browned.
Add the chopped tomatoes to the pan, bubble vigorously for 1-2 minutes then simmer gently for 8-10 minutes.
Serve the meatballs with spaghetti (100g boiled wholemeal spaghetti is a Healthy Extra on Original days) or a crisp green salad and a basil garnish.