Did someone say meatballs and mashed potatoes? Yes, please! This dish will bring you back in the days of classic Canadian dishes. Juicy meatballs are topped with luscious cream sauce and served with a side of mash creamy potatoes, cranberry sauce and roasted carrots.
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You will need:
Add the potatoes to the boiling water and cook until soft, 16 – 18 minutes.
Cook the meatballs: In an oiled skillet on medium heat, cook the meatballs until fully cooked – 10 minutes.
Turn the meatballs every few minutes to ensure they are evenly browned. Set the meatball aside.
Add the cream sauce mix and 1/4 cup (2p), 1/2 cup, (4p), 3/4 cup (6p) water. Bring to a boil whisking regularly until the sauce thickens. Season with salt & pepper.
Warm the cranberry sauce in a small saucepan.Gluten Friendly Prepare the sauce: In a small bowl, combine the water (1/4 cup, 1/2 cup, 3/4 cup) and cornstarch. In the pan you cooked the meatballs*, add the cream sauce mix and water cornstarch mix. Bring to a boil whisking regularly until the sauce thickens. Taste and add salt and pepper as desired. Warm the cranberry sauce in a small saucepan.
Serve: Serve the mashed potatoes, meatballs, roasted carrots with the cream sauce and apple cranberry sauce.
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While a lot of people know about cranberries ability to help prevent bladder infections, cranberries also help reduce dental cavities and gum disease by a similar mechanism!
Cooking with Kids
Beyond Baby Nutrition
Lacey Engel, Registered Diatitian
Get those kids in the kitchen! Little ones as young as two years old can help with meal prep. When kids help prepare food, they may be more likely to try the same food at the table.
MAKING THIS RECIPE WITH KIDS ?
Children are significantly more likely to try new foods when they helped prepare it. Let the child help complete these steps:
- Prepare the sauce
Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.