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Meatballs

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Meatballs
Meaty mouthfuls with a tasty sauce give a healthier twist on this Italian classic.
Serves
8
Prep
20 minutes
Cook
20 minutes
Each 176g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
142
Carbs
7.4g
Fibre
1.4g
Protein
19.2g
Fat
3.2g
Saturates
0.8g
Sugars
3.2g
Salt
0.31g
Fruit/Veg Portion
0
Ingredients

Ingredients

1 slice wholemeal bread, crusts removed
2 tbsp semi-skimmed milk
450g lean turkey mince
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 egg yolk, beaten
1 small onion, finely chopped
3 tbsp fresh mixed herbs, chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
freshly ground black pepper
For the sauce:
150ml beef stock
150ml water
1 small onion, chopped
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp dry sherry
1 tbsp cornflour
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Method

Method

Recipe tips
  • You could use beef, lamb or pork mince in place of turkey.
  • To add extra flavour, add a good pinch of chilli flakes to the meatball mixture.
  • Freezing instructions: Freeze the meatballs and sauce separately. Defrost in the microwave. Reheat until piping hot throughout.
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