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

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
30 mins
cook:
21 mins
total:
1 hr 6 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

Meatballs:
Sauce and Noodles:

Directions

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

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Meatballs:
  • 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.

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

Sauce and Noodles:
  • 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.

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

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

  • 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

684 calories; fat 42g; cholesterol 81mg; saturated fat 20g; carbohydrates 54g; insoluble fiber 4g; protein 24g; sodium 484mg.
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