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SLOW COOKED TURKEY MEATBALLS

Recipe of the week- Slow cooked Turkey Meatballs


Struggling for time this January, Looking for a delicious low calorie meal which you can leave cooking throughout the day ready for the whole family to enjoy? Then why not try this slow cooked Turkey Meatball dish, perfect for batch cooking or as a tasty family tea.


Serves 4/ cooking time 1hr prep with 5hr in slow cooker.


Nutrition per serving: 326kcal, 30g Protein, 12g fat and 23g carbs (kcal/macros will vary based of amount of spaghetti added/portion size).


For this weeks recipe you’ll need:


1 tbsp Rapeseed oil

1 onion finely chopped

2 carrots (diced)

2 celery sticks (diced)

2 garlic cloves (sliced)

500g carton tomato passata

2 tbsp chopped parsley

Meatballs require:

400g Lean Turkey mince

4tbsp porridge oats

pinch of paprika

1 garlic clove (crushed)


Cooking Method:


To make your turkey meatballs first:


Tip mince into large bowl and add the oats, paprika, garlic and black pepper.

Mix everything together with hands, then divide the mixture into 20 lumps (walnut sized).

Roll each piece into a meatball.


Spray or run a non-stick pan with a little oil and gently cook until they begin to brown.

Add them to tomato base and cook on low heat in slow cooker for 5 hours.