Dinner ideas

Fettuccine with meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs might be considered the classic of the genre, but fettuccine does the job just as well. In fact, given that there's more pasta for the sauce to stick to, some would say even better.
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Fettuccine with meatballs



Rosemary paprika sauce


1.To make sauce: in large saucepan, combine ingredients and bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until thickened slightly.
2.In a large bowl, combine beef, breadcrumbs, parsley, chives, egg and sauce; shape into small meatballs.
3.Heat oil in medium saucepan; cook meatballs, in batches, until browned all over and cooked through. Drain on absorbent paper.
4.Meanwhile, in large saucepan of boiling water, cook pasta until tender; drain.
5.Add meatballs to sauce; mix well. Stir until heated through. Serve pasta with meatballs and sauce.

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