Meatball Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles

Meatball Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course


  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 560g Ground Beef
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 25 whole Cherry Tomato
  • 1 tsp dried Thyme
  • 500g Zucchini Noodles
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3 tbsp Avo Oil


  • Pre Heat Oven 180c
  • Place the tomatoes, 3 garlic and pepper on to a baking sheet with 1 TBSP avo oil and roast for approximately 20 minutes
  • Into a blender, place the mince, onion, 1 garlic clove and spices / salt / pepper. Blend until fully mixed and paste like
  • Using your hands, take about 1/2 hand full of the mixture and roll into a ball. Place on to a plate and continue until you have used all the mixture
  • Into a deep wok place 1tbsp olive oil over high heat, add chopped onion and fry off for 3-4 minutes until soft
  • Carefully add in the meat balls and seal each side, add thyme and mix in
  • Take tomato roasting tray from oven and place three-quarters of the tomato / pepper mix into a blender and blitz until pulverized
  • Add tomato mix to the wok and slowly mix in, add remaining roasted tomatoes in and turn down to simmer
  • Leave for at least 20 minutes, stir every so often to ensureit doesn't stick
  • Serveon a bed of Zucchini Noodles 


The meatballs will steam the courgetti- so no need to cook it before hand, as it just loses water
Keyword Dinner, Main Course, Meal

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