Zucchini Spaghetti and Meatballs

Written on the 19 August 2015 by Studio Pilates

Zucchini Spaghetti and Meatballs

Calories per Serve: 309
Time to Prepare: 40 minutes (if sauce is made beforehand)
Serves: 2


  • 3 Zucchini

  • 2 Cloves Garlic

  • Fresh Black Pepper

  • 300g Homemade Tomato Spaghetti Sauce 

  • 300g Lean Minced Beef

  • 1 Egg

  • 30g Fine Oats

Tomato Sauce:

  • 3 Onions

  • 3 Capsicums

  • 1 Zucchini

  • 2 Cloves Of Garlic

  • 250g Mushrooms

  • 700g Fresh tomatoes

  • 140g Concentrated Tomato Paste

  • Spices (depending on personal preference)

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Directions (Tomato Sauce):

  • Wash, clean and chop all of the vegetables

  • In a large saucepan heat the oil over a medium heat

  •  Saute onion, garlic, bell peppers, zucchini and mushrooms for a few minutes

  • Add the tomatoes, tomato paste and spices

  • Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally for about 30 minutes

Directions (Spaghetti and Meatballs): 

  • Wash and cut the zucchini depending on how you like your spaghetti. You can cut them by hand with a knife or with a peeler and knife or by machine

  • You can prepare the zucchini spaghetti in a pan or microwave

  • Pan: Preheat a pan, add some olive oil and cloves of garlic (finely chopped) and let it simmer for a few minutes, until they get soft

  • Microwave: Put the zucchini in the microwave until the zucchini gets soft.  This will be after about 3-5 minutes

  • Put the lean minced beef, the egg, the oatmeal and the fresh black pepper in a bowl and mix

  • Make meatballs out of the mixture

  • Cook meatballs in the oven and then fry quickly in a non-stick pan

  • Put the zucchini spaghetti, the home made tomato sauce and the meatballs on a plate and enjoy

Recipe adapted from The Fitness Recipes. 

Nutritional Information per Serve:
Total Fat 13.5g
Saturated Fat 5.3g
Total Carbs17g
Sugar 17g
Protein 30g
Fiber 6g




Author: Studio Pilates