Moroccan Style Meatballs


Yes, you read that right! And yes, I am posting a recipe during my exams (bet you weren’t expecting that!). Today I wanted to make our usual meatballs and pasta a bit more exciting. We had already gone as far as switching to lamb meatballs, and after my trip to Morocco (you can see a review of this here), I felt inspired to add a bit of Moroccan flavour to this dish. Surprisingly it worked quite well for me, so hopefully you should enjoy it too!

Ingredients (to serve 4):

  • 12 lamb meatballs
  • 300g pasta (fresh or dry according to preference)
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes (or fresh tomatoes if you prefer)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 red onion
  • 10 medium sized mushrooms
  • 1 pepper
  • 2 carrots
  • a handful of mint
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1tbsp sugar
  • 1tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 1tsp turmeric
  • 1tsp cumin
  • 1tsp ras el hanout (optional)
  • around 1…

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