Zucchini Spaghetti (Paleo) and Meatballs

Zucchini Spaghetti (Paleo) and Meatballs

Zucchini Spaghetti (Paleo) and Meatballs

Looking for new paleo recipes? Find out how to make zucchini spaghetti and meatballs, the perfect first course if you're following a paleo diet.

August 15, 2016

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 45 MIN

ingredients

Beef
400 g, lean, mince
pork
300 g, mince
Onion
1/2 tsp, powder or salt
Garlic
1/2 tsp, powder or salt
Olive oil
1 1/2 tbsp
Tomato
800 g, canned chopped
salt
Pepper
freshly ground
zucchini
3 large
yellow zucchini
3 large
Olive oil
2 tbsp
Chili pepper
1 red, sliced
Parsley
3 tbsp,roughly chopped

Preparation

How to Make Zucchini Paleo Spaghetti and Meatballs

To prepare zucchini spaghetti (paleo) and meatballs start preheating the oven to 200°C (180° fan) | gas 6.

Line a large baking tray with greaseproof paper.

For the meatballs and sauce

Combine the ground meats, onion powder, garlic powder, and plenty of seasoning in a large mixing bowl.

Scrunch together until just combined; try not to overwork the mixture.

Shape into meatballs and place on the lined baking tray, spaced apart. Bake for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a saucepan set over a medium heat until hot.

Add the onion, garlic, and a pinch of salt, sweating for 5 minutes until softened.

Add the chopped tomatoes, stir well, and simmer over a slightly reduced heat for 7-8 minutes until thickened.

Season to taste and set aside.

For the zucchini spaghetti

Cut the ends off the zucchini.

Place in a spiraliser and turn the handle to produce strands of zucchini spaghetti.

Rinse in a bowl of cold water.

Heat the olive oil in a large saute pan set over a medium heat.

Drain the zucchini spaghetti and add to the pan, tossing to coat in the oil.

Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.

Season to taste.

Remove the meatballs when ready. Add to the sauce, reheating it over a medium heat.

Lift the zucchini spaghetti onto plates and top with the meatballs and sauce.

Garnish the zucchini paleo spaghetti and meatballs with red chilli and chopped parsley.

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