When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie it's a ... meatball!! For a maximum flavour with minimum work, try this delicious Italian Meatballs recipe! Everyone will love this classic tasty meal.

  • Serves 4 
  • Prep 15 minutes 
  • Cook 25 minutes
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Method

  1. Combine mince, egg and basil pesto.
  2. Season then form into 6cm meatballs.
  3. In a non-stick frying pan over medium heat, add the meatballs and cook, turning, for 6 to 7 minutes until browned all over.
  4. Reduce heat and add the pasta sauce.
  5. Season and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 500g beef mince
  • 1 egg
  • Basil Pesto
  • ¼ cup (65g) basil pesto, plus extra to serve
  • 500g jar pasta sauce

Notes

Optional: Sprinkle with mozzarella and grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until the cheese is bubbling. Serve scattered with extra basil leaves and over a mound of boiled rice.