This classic meatball dinner tastes yummy, is low calorie, AND diet friendly! You can’t ask for more than that!  Follow the recipe below and you will have a yummy, comforting dinner in a flash! Plus if you want to make your own meatballs make sure you use very lean mince and cook them in a low calorie cooking oil spray for the best results.


What you need:

sauté 2 finely chopped red chillies

1 finely chopped onion

2 crushed garlic cloves

400g passata

200ml vegetable stock

16 Slimming World Beef and Pork Meatballs, available from Iceland

Low calorie cooking spray

dried wholemeal pasta

Optional extra, green vegetables

What to do:

  1. Spray a pan with low calorie cooking spray and sauté 2 finely chopped red chillies, 1 finely chopped onion and 2 crushed garlic cloves over a high heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add 400g passata and 200ml vegetable stock, bring to the boil, cover and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes. Season.
  3. Meanwhile, cook 16 Slimming World Beef and Pork Meatballs according to packet instructions.
  4. Stir into the sauce and serve with cooked dried wholemeal pasta and add lots of green vegetables if you wish.

Recipes taken from Slimming World’s collection. For more information or to find your nearest group visit or call 0344 897 8000.
Photos: Slimming World/Gareth Morgans, Graeme Simpson, Karen Thomas.