Italian Meatballs with Chickpea Fusilli
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Italian Meatballs with Chickpea Fusilli
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Instructions
  1. Add the Chickpea Fusilli pasta to a large pan of boiling water. Reduce to a simmer. Stir occasionally. Cook for 4-5 minutes maximum. Drain well, flash under cold water for a few seconds to stop cooking. Toss in a little olive oil to taste. Set aside.
  2. Add all of the meatball ingredients into a bowl and mix well using your hands. Form into balls.
  3. Heat 1 ½ tbsp. olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium high heat. Add the meatballs and cook until browned. Sauté for 2-3 minutes until translucent. Add the sauce ingredients and bring to a medium-low heat to simmer.
  4. Transfer the meatballs with the sauce into the cooked Chickpea Fusilli pasta.
  5. Combine the pasta and meatballs. Serve on a plate with some sprigs of fresh parsley.
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Tomato and Courgette Chickpea Penne
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Tomato and Courgette Chickpea Penne
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Instructions
  1. Add the Chickpea Penne pasta to a large pan of boiling water. Reduce to a simmer. Stir occasionally. Cook for 4-5 minutes maximum. Drain well, flash under cold water for a few seconds to stop cooking. Toss in a little olive oil to taste. Set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a pan and fry the onion on a low heat until softened, not browned. Add garlic.
  3. Increase the heat and add the tomatoes, puree and vegetable stock. Bring to the boil. Cover with a lid and reduce to a gentle simmer for 1.5 hours until rich and thickened, stirring occasionally. Ten minutes later, add some of the herbs and seasonings.
  4. Spiralise or peel the courgettes into strips or strands. Into a pan, add a little water and heat the coconut oil. Allow the courgetti to wilt slightly.
  5. Stir the parsley and bay leaves into the tomato sauce. Add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
  6. Stir the courgetti strands into the sauce. Mix in with the Chickpea Penne pasta. Serve.
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