Meatball. Hmmmmm I’m sure some of you are asking ‘what kind of meat is in a ball’ – right? Well, don’t worry by the end of this episode of cooking with Miatta, you will know AND you will also be able to prepare meatball pasta by following the steps. Meatball Pasta is an Italian American dish consisting of spaghetti (pasta) tomatoes and of course ground beef rolled into a ball! Not only is this meal easy to prepare, it is also very nutritional. The beef contains a lot of protein, tomatoes gives you a lot of Vitamin C and other nutrients. So, let’s get into it!
Servings- 5-10 servings
Prep Time – 20-30 minutes
Cook Time- 40-60 minutes
- Eight (8)Mix bell pepper (blended)
- Five(5) whole sweet onions (blended)
- Hot pepper 2-3 (blended)
- 1-2 bottles of marinara sauce
- Ground meat( beef, turkey, chicken)
- Fresh baby tomatoes
- Fresh Parsley
• 1 tbsp of black pepper
• ½ tbsp of salt (sea salt) add to your salt preference and taste.
• 1 Maggi crevetteshrimp/ chicken bouillon or Maggi star crayfish/ Nigerian Maggi.
• 1 knorr cubes
• 1 tbsp of Badia complete seasoning.
• 2-3 packets of goya sazon cilantro achicote.
• 1 tbsp of Lawry’s all-purpose chicken seasoning.
Lets get into cooking:
Season your shrimp and meatballs.
Boil the pasta for 5-7 minutes.
Cook the grand ( turkeys, beef, chicken) for 5-10 minutes
Fried the mix blended pepper and onions for about 4-8 minutes.
Next, add in shrimp & meatballs and let it cook for 5 minutes.
Add in your grounded (beef, Turkey, or chicken ) and cook for 5 minutes before adding your marinara sauce, stir properly and cover.
Add in your fresh baby tomatoes and mushroom and let it cook for 2 minutes.
Add in your already cooked pasta and give it a good stir and let it cook for 5-10 minutes.
Guess what? Your food should be ready to go at this point! You can choose to add cheese or go without it.
Cooking with Miatta is all about simplifying cooking to the easiest of steps! I’ve walked you through each step with all the details needed to cook this delicious meal. Please send in your questions and comments. I am always looking forward to hearing what we should try next. Don’t forget to like, share and invite friends. Until next time – Keep making your belly happy. Thank you!