Polpette Orzo

Slow-cooked aubergine, red pepper and courgette ratatouille with juicy orzo and seared mushroom and sun-dried tomato polpette meatballs.

  • Low in Sat Fat
  • 3 of your 5 a day
  • high in vitamin c

made by chefs, available ready to eat from £4.99/serving

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Key Ingredients

Ratatouille (Tomatoes (33%), Water, Red Pepper (15%), Orzo [Durum Wheat Semolina, Water] (9%), Aubergine (9%), Courgette (8%), Red Onion, Onion, Tomato Paste, Sunflower Oil, Garlic, Rapeseed Oil, Basil, Sea Salt, Black Pepper, Dried Italian Herbs), Polpette (Chestnut Mushroom (14%), Sundried Tomatoes (2%), Tomato Paste, Walnuts, Red Kidney Beans, Brown Rice, Wheat Flour, Spinach, Tamari [Soya Beans, Water, Salt, Alcohol], Sunflower Oil, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Paprika, Smoked Paprika)

For allergens, please see ingredients in bold. Our kitchen also handles peanuts, gluten, sesame, soya, celery, sulphites and mustard.

From time to time ingredients may change, please always check the packaging before tucking into your dish. Get in touch if you’d like to know more.

Nutrition Information

Along with other brilliant benefits, each serving will give you:

  • 2 or more of your 5 a day
  • A source (plus more) of iron
  • A source (plus more) of vitamin C
  • A source of protein

Our meals are totally plant-based, made from real, whole food ingredients, which naturally deliver a wide range of the vitamins and minerals your body needs.

Here's the full nutritional information for Polpette Orzo.

dish for 1: 380g

dish for 2: 760g

Typical Values Per 100g Per 380g
Energy (kj) 494 1877
Energy (kcal) 117 445
Fat (g) 3.9 15
of which saturates (g) 0.5 1.9
Carbohydrate (g) 15 57
of which sugars (g) 3.8 14.4
Fibre (g) 2.2 8.4
Protein (g) 4.0 15.2
Salt (g) 0.5 2.0
Iron [mg / NRV%] 0.99 / 7% 4 / 27%
Vitamin C [mg / NRV%] 16 / 20% 61 / 76%
Calcium [mg / NRV%] 31.1 / 4% 118 / 15%
Cooking Instructions

For one: 25 - 30 mins / For two: 35 - 40 mins

  • Pre-heat your oven to 220ºC / 200ºC fan / gas mark 7, for 10 mins
  • Remove sleeve and pierce the heat-proof film.
  • Place on a baking tray in the centre of the oven and cook for 25-30 or 35-40 mins.
  • Leave to stand for 1 min before removing film and serving. Make sure it’s piping hot throughout.

fancy making your own? here’s our recipe

  • 200g chestnut mushrooms, roasted
  • ½ tin kidney beans
  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¾ cup brown rice, cooked
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 tbsp sundried tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp garlic puree
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • Juice of 1 lemon
tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp italian herbs + ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250g water
  • 4-5 leaves basil
roasted veg + orzo
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • ½ courgette, chopped
  • ½ aubergine, chopped
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 120g orzo pasta 


Add drained kidney beans to a bowl and mash until broken down. Add roasted mushrooms, panko breadcrumbs, cooked brown rice, chopped walnuts, chopped spinach, sundered tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic puree, tamari and lemon juice to the bowl. Fold in until fully incorporated. 

Pre-heat your oven to 180˚C. While it heats, roll your polpette into balls. Place on lined or non-stick baking tray and roast for 14 mins in 180˚C oven.

tomato sauce

Add oil to a pan followed by diced onions, and cook until transparent. Add tomato paste and Italian herbs, and cook for 15 mins, stirring often. Add chopped tomatoes, water, salt and basil leaves to pan. Cook for 20-25 minutes, until it reduces and thickens. 


Pre-heat oven to 180˚C. Add chopped courgette, aubergine, red pepper and red onion to a lined baking tray. Coat with olive oil and salt. Roast for 15-20 minutes, until crisp around the edges. 


Add 200g orzo pasta to boiling water and cook for 9-11 mins (according to instructions on package). 

to serve

Fold your roasted vegetables and orzo pasta into your tomato sauce. Serve orzo topped with your roasted polpette

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