Lamb meatballs with zucchini noodles

Serves 4

Enjoy these easy to make lamb meatballs and don't worry about the carbs. Use zucchini instead of pasta for a delicious, nutritious, spring meal.



  • 500g lean lamb mince
  • 1 small brown onion, finely diced
  • ΒΌ cup basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 400g quality Napolitano pasta sauce
  • 3 medium zucchini, spiralised into zoodles
  • shaved parmesan, to serve
  • Baby rocket salad, to serve
  • Lemon wedge, to serve


Cooking instructions


Step 1

In a large bowl, combine the mince, onion and chopped basil. Season and roll into heaped tablespoon sized meatballs.


Step 2

In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook the meatballs for 6-7 minutes, browning on all sides. Add the pasta sauce and simmer for 2-3 minutes, or until slightly reduced and heated through.


Step 3

Add the zoodles and toss to coat


Step 4

Place meatballs and zoodles into bowls, top with parmesan and serve with baby rocket and lemon wedges. 

Preparation Time: 1 hrs

Nutritional Information:

Meal: Meatballs and zucchini noodles

Serves per recipe



Total CHO (g)

<33g of total carbohydrate per serve

CHO exchange (approximately)

<2 exchanges per serve

Total fat (g)

<25g of total fat per serve

Saturated fat (g)

<5g total fat per serve

Sodium (mg)

< 150mg per serve

Lamb meatballs and zucchini noodles

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