Thai Mini Meatballs & Noodles

Here's a Thai version of pasta and meatballs. Toss pork meatballs with fettuccine and a coconut milk sauce.

Thai Mini Meatballs & Noodles
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 30 mins Cook 21 mins


  • Meatballs:
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground pork
  • 3/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Thai Seasoning
Sauce and Noodles:
  • Sauce and Noodles:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Thai Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 14 ounce can coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
  • 2 sweet peppers, assorted colors, seeded and thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1 pound fettuccine (see Note)
  • Fresh basil, for garnish (optional)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheet with nonstick foil or regular foil coated with nonstick cooking spray.


2. In large bowl, mix together ground pork, mayonnaise and 1 tablespoon Thai Seasoning. Using slightly moistened hands, shape meat mixture into 32 meatballs, using about 1 slightly rounded tablespoon for each meatball; place on prepared baking sheet.

3. Bake in 350 degree F oven for about 30 minutes or until firm and lightly browned.

Sauce and Noodles:

4. In large skillet, melt butter on medium heat. Stir in flour, 1 teaspoon Thai Seasoning and salt; cook 1 minute. Whisk in chicken broth and coconut milk; cook, stirring occasionally, until smooth and thickened, 5 minutes.

5. Drop meatballs into sauce. Add sliced sweet peppers; simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.

6. While the meatballs are cooking, cook fettuccine in large pot of lightly salted boiling water following package directions. Drain.

7. In a large bowl, toss fettuccine with meatballs and sauce. Let stand 5 minutes. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired. Serve immediately. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 684, Fat, total (g): 42, chol. (mg): 81, sat. fat (g): 20, carb. (g): 54, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 24, sodium (mg): 484, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.