Minestrone soup with meatballs, cannellini beans, wholemeal pasta,carrots, plum tomatoes and spinach, a hearty soup to warm you up on those chilli days. This is what l call comfort food with minimum effort and basic ingredients.
To make the meatballs, mix the minced beef with the egg, milk, quarter onion, breadcrumbs, Italian herbs, salt and pepper and shape into small(ish) balls. Depending on the size, you should get about 10-15 meatballs.
Remove from the pan and set aside.
In a large pan, heat up the oil and add the red onion chopped finely and fry until transluscent.