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Creamy Meatball and Greens Pasta Recipe

Creamy Meatball and Greens Pasta Recipe

Creamy Meatball and Greens Pasta Recipe

This creamy meatball and greens pasta recipe can be adapted for a meatball and greens pasta dinner. Instead of ground beef, you can use lean ground pork or poultry. Just remember that ground chicken will taste drier. You can also substitute other ingredients like nutmeg and allspice. You can also use other types of oils for the sauce instead of olive oil. If you’re not a fan of olive oil, you can substitute heavy cream. Non-dairy alternatives include full-fat coconut milk and dijon mustard.

Ingredients

Creamy meatball and greens pasta is an Italian dish that uses meatballs and pasta. The pasta is cooked first, then the meatballs are added. The meatballs should be about one inch in diameter, and cooked through. When done, remove them from the heat and cover with foil.

If you’d prefer, you can use store-bought tomato sauce. You can also make the sauce yourself with crushed tomatoes and a few simple spices. To make this sauce, you can either use a blender, or make a quick paste with butter and olive oil.

To make your meatballs leaner, you can use ground pork or lean ground beef. Ground poultry or turkey will work, but will be drier. In the same way, you can substitute olive oil with other oils such as coconut oil or heavy cream. You can also use soy sauce or dijon mustard instead of the tomato sauce.

Storage

This classic pasta dish is a delicious and easy one-pot meal. Meatballs and a savory, creamy sauce combine for a satisfying meal that’s perfect for the whole family. The recipe calls for ground beef, but you can substitute ground pork or poultry. It’s also great with cooked quinoa. If you’re avoiding meat, you can use vegan meatballs and use a vegan cheese substitute instead. The dish also pairs well with green vegetables.

To make the sauce, combine the butter, flour, and garlic. Once the mixture is combined, add the kale ribbons. Cook until the sauce thickens slightly and season with salt and pepper. Once the sauce is thick and flavorful, return the meatballs to the skillet. Let simmer for a couple of minutes before serving. Serve the creamy meatball and greens pasta with your favorite pasta.

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