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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Tasty turkey meatballs #recipe


For the sauce

    1 tbsp rapeseed oil
   1 onion, finely chopped
    2 carrot , finely diced
    2 celery sticks, finely diced
    2 garlic clove, thinly sliced
    1 fennel bulb, halved and thinly sliced, fronds reserved
    500g carton tomato passata
    500ml reduced-salt chicken stock
    2 tbsp chopped parsley
 broccoli and potatoes or pasta and salad, to serve

For the meatballs

    400g pack lean turkey  breast mince
    4 tbsp porridge oat
    1 tsp fennel seed, crushed
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    spray of oil


    Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan with a lid, then tip in the onion, carrots, celery, garlic and fennel, and stir well. Cover the pan and cook over a medium heat for 8 mins, stirring every now and then. Pour in the passata and stock, cover and leave to simmer for 20 mins.

    Meanwhile, tip the mince into a large bowl. Add the oats, fennel seeds and leaves, the garlic and plenty of black pepper, and mix in with your hands. Lightly shape into 25 meatballs about the size of a walnut. Spray or rub a non-stick pan with a little oil and gently cook the meatballs until they take on a little colour. Give the sauce a stir, then add the meatballs and parsley. Cover and cook for 10 mins until they are cooked through and the veg in the sauce is tender. Serve with broccoli and baby potatoes in their skins, or pasta and salad.


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