Sooooo…. What do all kids like? Never mind, what does everyone like?
I frequently use meatballs to hide a ton of veggies in a meal, when I don’t really want to make a seperate salad.
We were down the teenage boy for this meal, so I went with a one pot meal with no extra carbs.Ingredients
- 2 packages of Coleman Organic Chicken and Basil Meatballs
- 1 White Onion
- Olive Oil (or oil of choice) I just drizzle, but maybe 2 Tablespoons.
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger (I cheat and use this)
- 1 teaspoon crushed garlic (I use this, but woah…go to the store! It’s a fraction of the cost)
- 8 Organic Bella Mushrooms
- 3 organic Rainbow Carrots (regular are just as good-not as pretty though ;))
- 1 Jar of Pasta Sauce
- 4-5 handfuls of Power Green Mix which is spinach, baby chard, and kale)
- Use a pretty large non stick pan, and add in the garlic, ginger, and oil of choise
- Dice up the onion and add it in.
- While the onion is sauteing dice up your other veggies. I honestly just use whatever I have on hand. I’ve subbed in various sweet peppers or even broccoli. Add whatever you have in.
- Once they are almost al dente add in your meatballs. I like to get them cooking with the veggies to impart their flavor a little bit.
- Once everything is almost ready, add in the hand fulls of greens. It doesn’t have to be mixed. Just spinach would be good! If it’s all kale, I would add it in sooner due to the toughness of kale.
- Top it all off with a jar of your fav spaghetti sauce and your good!
- Frequently I’ll add in these gluten free noodles (can be bought in smaller quantities at Thrive Market or in bulk at Costco. We LOVE them not only for their flavor but QUICKNESS to cook!) . Or you could easily add zoodles to keep it dietary compliant!
None of this is sponsored. We just live by the easy shopping of Costco, Trader Joe’s, and Thrive Market. And are happy to share the easy cooking to be had from there!