- 1 onion, grated
Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
- 1 large carrot, grated
The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…
- 3 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 tbsp rosemary leaves, chopped
Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…
- 350g pack turkey mince
- 4 large potatoes, skin on and cut into small cubes
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 400g can cherry tomato
- 2 tbsp grated Parmesan
Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…
- 350g thin-stemmed broccoli
Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…
- bunch basil leaves, shredded
Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. In a large bowl, combine the onion, carrot, half the garlic and half the rosemary with the turkey and some seasoning. Shape into 16 meatballs and put in a small baking tray. Toss the potatoes with the remaining garlic, rosemary and the oil, place in a baking tray, then cook both for 20 mins, with the potatoes on top shelf.
After 20 mins, drain juices off the meatballs, pour cherry tomatoes over, sprinkle with the Parmesan and season. Toss the potatoes, and swap to bottom shelf with the potatoes on top. Cook for another 20 mins until the potatoes are crisp and the meatball sauce is bubbling.
When the potatoes and meatballs are almost done, cook the broccoli for 3-4 mins, until tender. Sprinkle the basil on top of the meatballs and serve with the crispy potatoes and broccoli.
Swap crispy potatoes for mashRosemary & garlic mash for 4: Peel 4 large potatoes, roughly chop and boil until tender. Drain and leave in the colander. Heat the oil in the potato pan and add the remaining garlic and rosemary from the meatballs. Fry for 1-2 mins until softened. Tip back in the potatoes and mash together with seasoning.