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What to do with meatballs except on pasta

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daisydee43 Fri 04-Oct-13 17:23:16

Hi there,

I have got some meatballs that need using but the family don't like spaghetti and meatballs- are there any alternatives?

Thank you

Vajazzler Fri 04-Oct-13 17:26:31

On a pizza? With chips and ikea style gravy? Kebabs?

twinklestar2 Fri 04-Oct-13 17:28:14

In wraps with cheese and then baked in the oven mmm

Meatball pasta bake?

Anything with cheese really!

SanityClause Fri 04-Oct-13 17:29:49

I have a really yummy recipe where lamb meatballs are served with a salad made from fried courgettes and tomatoes. There is a garlicky dressing made with tahini, and I serve it with flatbreads.

I'm out and about, so I can't give all the details, but it might inspire you?

shoofly Fri 04-Oct-13 17:30:06

In pitta bread with salad and wedges? Or creamy mustard sauce (think its a philadelphia recipe) with fettuccine.

ShatnersBassoon Fri 04-Oct-13 17:30:36

Think of them as round sausages. Opens up accompaniment options a bit.

CMP69 Fri 04-Oct-13 18:04:22
These are fan and a bit different from Italian style ones

daisydee43 Fri 04-Oct-13 18:05:25

Vaj - What's ikea style gravy? Sounds good tho

Vajazzler Fri 04-Oct-13 18:38:19

It's the sauce they serve with meatballs in the cafés. yummy!

lookoveryourshouldernow Fri 04-Oct-13 19:00:07

..serve them with paprika potatoes, green beans and a spicy tomato sauce..

Charlottehere Fri 04-Oct-13 19:02:35



Antidote Fri 04-Oct-13 19:05:22

Spicy tomato sauce, stacks of cheese,into wraps and bake in the oven. One of our favorites

Earthworms Fri 04-Oct-13 19:05:30

I eat them with mash and gravy
With salad, chilli sauce and yoghurt in a wrap


hettienne Fri 04-Oct-13 19:08:14

We like them swedish style - make a sauce of stock, cream, a splash of soy sauce and pepper. Serve with potatoes/chips/mash and veg.

KenDoddsDadsDog Fri 04-Oct-13 19:17:53

Swedish style with redcurrant !

dizzy77 Fri 04-Oct-13 19:23:26

Are they in a sauce that can be mopped up w mash or rice? Maybe a sausage casserole type base and gravy. Or in sandwiches a la subway or frikkadellen(sp?). I'd have a go at ikea style using hettienne's instructions - we bought sachets of the powder once to make the sauce but I couldn't face it.

considers meatballs deep in freezer bought from ikea before the horse meat scandal and wonders whether to be brave

IslaValargeone Fri 04-Oct-13 19:32:11

Sanity, when you are not out and about could you please post your recipe, it sounds delicious.

TheGirlOnTheLanding Fri 04-Oct-13 19:40:27

Cook with chorizo in tomato sauce, serve with potato wedges and green veg. Yum.

TheGirlOnTheLanding Fri 04-Oct-13 19:40:40

Cook with chorizo in tomato sauce, serve with potato wedges and green veg. Yum.

mizu Fri 04-Oct-13 19:46:45

I'm doing some tomorrow with jacket potatoes, yum

ichoochoochooseyou Fri 04-Oct-13 19:47:59

ikea style with gravy, chips and redcurrant sauce!

Mumzy Fri 04-Oct-13 19:54:48

We like meatballs simmered in good stock and then served with rice noodles with green veg and the stock for meatball noodle soup.

123bucklemyshoe Fri 04-Oct-13 19:56:26

I turned some left over lamb meatballs into Cornish pasties...was yummy

sharond101 Fri 04-Oct-13 22:36:17

We like meatballs in tomato sauce (DH mixes some chipotle paste into his) and served with salad, corn and either tortilla wraps, soft sesame coated crusty bread or a toasted ciabatta roll.

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