Homemade Meatballs & Pasta Sauce

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Fresh food is something that really appeals to me.  Knowing that I have made something from scratch makes meals taste even better.  Sometimes, I opt for the easy option; jarred sauces, cans and pre-cooked meals…but I am trying to make the most of using the ingredients we already have in our cupboards.  This way I know exactly what has gone into my dish.

The following recipe is for easy homemade meatballs and pasta sauce.  This isn’t out of a book or from a website.  I just put a few ingredients together that we already had and it tasted lovely!

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First 5 Tried & Tested

I wanted to share 5 recipes with you that we have tried over the last couple of weeks.  After starting a ‘meal ideas’ board on Pinterest I thought that I had better start working through some of them.

We quite like trying new things but both Adam and I can be a little fussy.  He doesn’t really like any vegetables apart from carrots and peas.  I can’t eat prawns or a lot of peppers because it upsets my tummy!  Recently we have just been recycling the same recipes over and over because we like them.  But, we had decided that we wanted a bit more variety.

These are the ones that we have tried, loved and will be eating again!  They all made enough portions for 2-3 meals so we still have some left to eat in our freezer.

I would love to know if you have tried these already or are going to try them.

1.  Tex Mex Chicken Casserole from Bites of Bri.

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