Slimming World Recipes


Spicy meatballs

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

Serves 4



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.

Categories: Recipes, Meat/Poultry dishes

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