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Mushroom Meatballs

Mushroom Meatballs

Rating
4rating out of 5

(259 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

45 min

Cuisine

Italian

Use within

6-7 days

Ah yes, we see what's happening here: spaghetti and meatballs right? WRONG! These little meat-less marvels are in fact made with mushrooms, oats, cheese, garlic and rosemary - and are oven baked for ease. Nice to meat(less) you!

Prep Time

45 min

Cuisine

Italian

Use within

6-7 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
can of chopped tomatoes 1
1 tin of chopped tomatoes
Red-onion
1 red onion
Rolled-oats
80g rolled oats †
chestnut-mushrooms
250g chestnut mushrooms
garlic-clove
3 garlic cloves
Soy-sauce-sachet
3 soy sauce sachets †
fresh-rosemary
5g fresh rosemary
Balsamic-vinegar
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar †
Linguine
200g linguine †
You Will Need
Butter, olive oil, pepper, salt, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes (400g)
  • 1 red onion
  • 80g wholegrain rolled oats<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 240g chestnut mushrooms
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 5g rosemary
  • 1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 190g linguine<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 480 kJ
113 kcal
2459 kJ
580 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
1.2 g
0.2 g
6.1 g
1.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
21.5 g
2.2 g
110 g
11.1 g
Fibre 2.8 g 14.2 g
Protein 4.1 g 21.2 g
Salt 0.45 g 2.29 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 can of chopped tomatoes (400g)
chopped tomatoes 99.8%, salt
1 red onion
red onion
80g wholegrain rolled oats
oats, may contain wheat
240g chestnut mushrooms
1 garlic clove
garlic
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)
water, soy bean, wheat (gluten), salt, alcohol (ethanol)
5g rosemary
1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)
wine vinegar, concentrated grape must, potassium metabisulphite (sulphites)
190g linguine
semolina of durum wheat (gluten), water
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (wheat, gluten, soya, sulphites)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Mushroom Meatballs

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7 and slice the mushrooms thinly

Heat a wide based pan with a lid on a medium-high heat with 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) of olive oil and 15g (30g) of butter

Cook for 8 min, or until browned and the water has evaporated

2 Mushroom Meatballs

Meanwhile, strip the rosemary leaves, discard the woody stems, and chop finely

Grate the cheddar 

Peel and finely chop or grate the garlic

Add the rosemary, cheddar, oats and 1/3 of the garlic (reserve the rest for step 5) in a food processor

3 Mushroom Meatballs

Once caramelised, add the mushrooms to the processor (reserving the pan for step 5)

Season the mixture with 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) of both salt and pepper

Add 4 tbsp (8 tbsp) of cold water

Blitz into a sticky mixture, similar to stuffing

4 Mushroom Meatballs

Line a baking tray with tin foil or baking paper

Divide the mixture into 6 (12) even portions and using wet hands, shape them into balls

Add them to the baking tray and place in the oven for 12-15 min, or until the outsides are golden 

5 Mushroom Meatballs

Meanwhile, boil a kettle for step 7

Peel and finely chop the onion(s)

Return the mushroom pan to a medium-high heat with 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) of olive oil

Add the onions with a pinch of salt and the remaining garlic and fry for 2-3 min, or until the onions are translucent

6 Mushroom Meatballs

Add the canned tomatoes, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, 1 tsp (2 tsp) of sugar and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) of pepper

Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil

Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and simmer gently for 8-10 min with a lid, until thickened

7 Mushroom Meatballs

Meanwhile add the pasta to the pot of boiling water with a large pinch of salt

When boiling, cook for 8-10 min, or until cooked but with a slight bite

Drain the cooked pasta and toss with the thickened sauce

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Add the mushroom balls to the pasta, stir gently and serve

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