Pork

Oven Broccoli and Asparagus with Oven Meatballs

Ingredients for the vegetables( 4 servings ):

1 head broccoli, broken in small florets

1 bunch asparagus

1 lemon

4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1  tsp of dried oregano ( optional )

salt and black pepper

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Brake the broccoli into small florets. Cut the ends of asparagus ( about 1-1.5 cm) and than cut them in 2 cm pieces. Wash the vegetable under the running water. Drain the water. Put the vegetables in a big bowl and add the olive oil, lemon juice salt, pepper and oregano and lightly toss them together.

Pour them in a tray and bake them for about 15-20 minutes until the asparagus is done but still crisp.

Ingredients for meatballs( 4 servings) :

250-300 g lean ground pork

1 egg

2-3 tbsp bread crumbs

1/4 tsp dried ( or fresh if preferred ) garlic powder

1/4 tsp dried oregano ( optional )

salt and black pepper

Mix all the ingredients together and form small balls and bake them in a greased tray for about 20 minutes.

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