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Cheep Cheep Chick Pasta Nests

Cheep Cheep Chick Pasta Nests

Try these egg-cellent meatball chick pasta nests to keep little hands busy!

Serves
3 Nests
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
From 12 months
Soya free Soya free
Nut free Nut free

Ingredients

Method

  • 75g lean minced beef
  • tablespoon finely chopped coriander
  • 20g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 x small egg, lightly beaten
  • Olive oil, for frying
  • 1 x black olive
  • Some mozzarella to decorate
  • Some cooked carrot to decorate

Ingredients

Method

  1. Place the mince, coriander + breadcrumbs in a bowl and stir until combined. Add enough of the beaten egg to bind everything together (you won’t need it all). Divide the mixture into 6 walnut sized pieces + shape into meatballs. Transfer to a plate, cover with clingfilm + chill for 20 minutes to firm up slightly
  2. Heat enough oil to coat the base of a large, nonstick frying pan + cook the meatballs in 2 batches each for 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned all over + cooked through
  3. Cook one ball of dried tagliatelle, then divide it into three ‘nests’ on a plate
  4. Pop your meatball chick into the nest
  5. Top with mozzarella + cut olives for eyes and cooked carrot for the beak + enjoy!

Tip!

Chop pasta into 1cm pieces before serving