Mushroom Meatballs

Mushroom Meatballs

Rating
4.00rating 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)
Balsamic-vinegar
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar †
Tin of chopped tomatoes re-sized
1 tin of chopped tomatoes
chestnut-mushrooms
250g chestnut mushrooms
garlic-clove
3 garlic cloves
Linguine
200g linguine †
Red-onion
1 red onion
Rolled-oats
80g rolled oats †
fresh-rosemary
5g fresh rosemary
Soy-sauce-sachet
3 soy sauce sachets †
You Will Need
Butter, olive oil, pepper, salt, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar<span class="strong">†</span>
  • tin of chopped tomatoes
  • chestnut mushrooms
  • garlic clove
  • linguine<span class="strong">†</span>
  • red onion
  • wholegrain rolled oats<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 5g rosemary
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 457 kJ
108 kcal
2643 kJ
624 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
1.1 g
0.2 g
6.5 g
0.9 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
20.8 g
3 g
120.3 g
17.4 g
Fibre 2 g 11.4 g
Protein 4 g 23.1 g
Salt 0.3 g 1.71 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 tbsp balsamic vinegar
wine vinegar, concentrated grape must, antioxidant: e224
tin of chopped tomatoes
chestnut mushrooms
garlic clove
linguine
durum WHEAT semolina, water
red onion
wholegrain rolled oats
SOYBEANS
5g rosemary
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)
water, SOYA beans, roasted WHEAT, WHEAT, salt, alchohol (ethanol)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (sulphites, wheat-gluten, oats- gluten, soya)

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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