Review: Casa di Bertacchi Meatballs
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Aug 26 2013

Review: Casa di Bertacchi Meatballs

I love a good Italian dinner complete with pasta and meatballs.  Making meatballs from scratch is not too tough, but when you are short on time, it is nice to have a bag of frozen meatballs in the freezer to help make dinner time a little easier.  Casa di Bertacchi Meatballs have gone gluten-free, making them a great choice for those busy weeknights!

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More about Casa Meatballs:

Casa Di Bertacchi, the maker of authentic, Italian-style beef meatballs, has some great news that I am so excited to share with you and your readers. It’s gone gluten-free!

 

The same tender, savory Casa meatballs that deliver on the promise of deliciously irresistible, homemade taste can now also be enjoyed by the gluten-free community. Fully cooked Casa Di Bertacchi Gluten-Free Meatballs – in the 5/8-ounce meatball size – are now available for $14.98 per six-pound bag at Sam’s Clubs nationwide.

Casa meatballs are perfect for families on the run, because they’re already seasoned and ready to eat. Whether you add them to a hearty casserole, toss them onto a mile-high meatball sandwich, or pop them into your mouth right after they’re warmed, you won’t be disappointed!

I wasted no time preparing an Italian feast fit for a king with the Casa Meatballs.

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Pasta with marinara + meatballs and garlic cheese bagels = heaven!  The meatballs are perfectly seasoned and ready to incorporate into your favorite recipe, or eat alone.  I especially loved reading through the recipes on the website and think I may be giving this one for Easy Meatball Nachos soon.

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Serves: approximately 3-4 people

Ingredients

16 Casa Di Bertacchi Gluten-Free Meatballs (5/8-ounce size), thawed

1 medium onion, chopped (optional)

1 green bell pepper, chopped (optional)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 envelope taco seasoning

1 can sliced stewed tomatoes, with liquid

1 can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 bag tortilla chips

Cheese (shredded)

Sour cream to top

 

*Always read all product labels carefully, to ensure ingredients are gluten-free.

Directions

Cut meatballs into quarters. Sauté the onion and bell pepper in olive oil over medium heat, until tender. Stir in meatballs and cook on high heat for 3 minutes. Stir in taco seasoning, tomatoes and beans. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally and breaking meatballs into smaller chunks. Spoon meat mixture over individual servings of tortilla chips and sprinkle with cheese. Top with sour cream, if desired.

*The product mentioned in this blog post was sent to me free of charge for review purposes.  The thoughts and opinions shared here are mine and have not been influenced by anyone or anything.

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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