Monday, April 6, 2009

spaghetti & meat-less balls

the other day i was jonesing for some traditional red-sauce italian fare. the novel idea of utilizing mock meat in an otherwise conventional dish inspired me to prepare a recipe that i would usually scoff at: spaghetti & meatballs.

whole wheat pasta and "Quorn" brand meatless meatballs transform this otherwise indulgent meal into a guilt-free experiment in vegetarian cuisine. i'd be lying if i said that the "meatballs" were were good, however, they were palatable enough to secure this dish a position on my vegetarian recipe roster.

Vegetarian Spaghetti & "Meatballs"
serves 2

2 cups BASIC tomato sauce*
1 (10.6oz) bag of Quorn meatless meatballs
1/2 # Healthy Harvest whole wheat spaghetti

1. heat the BASIC in a medium sauce pan. bring up to a boil, add Quorn meatballs and reduce to a simmer. simmer for 15 minutes until "meatballs" are heated through.

2. cook pasta in boiling salted water according to instructions.

3. drain the pasta and toss with the red sauce and "meatballs".

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