LUNCHBOX SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL MUFFINS
There’s just something irresistible about meatballs in tomato sauce. Chef Anja Bands turns this loved comfort food into a flavour-packed feast for the lunch box. “An interesting lunch box banishes back-to-school-blues and entice kids away from tempting fast food,” says Anja.
Chalmar matriarch Pat Wethmar’s grandsons – 8 year old JR (the dinosaur expert) and super sportsman Angus (11) – help with the cooking. They enjoy forming the spaghetti nests in the muffin pan and filling it with the meatballs and sauce.
A popular family dish such as meatballs is a great way to disguise healthy vegetables and get around picky eaters. Add grated zucchini, carrot and celery or fried diced aubergine to the mince mixture or the sauce.