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Chicken meatballs and couscous

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Serves 4

Mortoccan Chicken meatballs with a minty couscous, great quick recipe.

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  • Olive Oil
  • 2 grated carrots
  • Chopped onion
  • 500g chicken mince
  • Sainsburys Moroccan style tagine paste
  • 200g chopped fresh mint
  • 2 x 390 cartons chopped tomatoes
  • 200g couscous


    1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan and add carrots and onion. Fry for 1-2 mins.
    2. Put carrot and onion into a large mixing bowl and add 500g chicken mince, 2 tbsp of paste and 100g of chopped mint.
    3. Season and mix together well. Shape the mixture into meatballs., add 1 tbsp of olive oil to the pan and cook the meatballs until golden. Remove from the pan.
    4. Add chopped tomatoes to the pan with another tbsp of paste and stir together and season.
    5. Put the meatballs into the sauce and simmer for 15 mins.
    6. Meanwhile prepare 200g couscous and stir through the remainder of the chopped mint.
    7. Serve the meatballs with couscous, flat bread and lemon wedges.

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