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Cheeseburger Meatballs & Pasta

2   slices white sandwich bread, torn into pieces
1   small onion, finely chopped
1   egg
3/4   tsp (4 mL) each salt and ground black pepper
12    oz (350 g) 90% lean ground beef
1   tbsp (15 mL) canola oil, divided
3    cups (750 mL) chicken stock
2   tbsp (30 mL) flour
6   oz (175 g) uncooked campanelle pasta (11/2 cups/375 mL)
4   oz (125 g) chive & onion 1/3 less fat cream cheese spread
6   oz (175 g) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (1 1/2 cups/375 mL) divided
2   cups (500 mL) broccoli florets
  1. Combine bread, onion, egg, salt and pepper in a large bowl; mix until a smooth paste forms. Add beef; mix gently but thoroughly. Using a level Small Scoop, scoop beef mixture, forming about 36 meatballs.
  2. Heat tbsp (2 mL) of the oil in Rockcrok (2.5-qt./2.35-L) Everyday Pan over medium heat 2-4 minutes or until shimmering. Cook half of the meatballs 3-4 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally. Remove from Pan. Repeat with remaining oil and meatballs; remove from Pan.
  3. Whisk stock and flour until smooth; add to Pan. Stir in pasta; cook, covered, 9-11 minutes or until pasta is almost tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in cream cheese spread and half of the cheddar until sauce is smooth. Stir in broccoli and meatballs. Cook, covered, 2-3 minutes or until broccoli is tender; remove from heat.
  4. Top with remaining cheddar; cover and let stand 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Yield: 6 servings

Nutrients per serving: Calories 450, Total Fat 23 g, Saturated Fat 11 g, Cholesterol 110 mg, Sodium 890 mg, Carbohydrate 30 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 28 g