Chicken Meatballs with Spicy Tomato Sauce
500 g chicken mince
1/3 Cup breadcrumbs
2 spring onions, finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed or finely grated
1 tsp dried chilli flakes
400 g can diced tomatoes
1/3 cup tomato paste
1 onion, chopped (roughly)
1 red chilli, chopped and seeds either kept or removed to suit taste
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Pasta of choice to serve
1. Combine the meatball ingredients in a bowl, separate into four equal portions, then roll each portion into 4 meatballs.
2. Heat a dash of oil in a large fry pan over a medium-high heat, add meatballs and brown all over.
3. While the meatballs are browning, place all of the sauce ingredients in a blender, blend until smooth. Pour over the browned meatballs. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes, until the meatballs are cooked through. Season to taste.
4. While the meatballs and sauce are cooking, cook pasta following package instructions. Serve the meatballs and sauce over the pasta.