Turkey meatballs in tomato & fennel sauce

Turkey meatballs in tomato & fennel sauce

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This quick, tasty and economical supper is a healthy way of getting the family fed

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal216
fat8g
saturates1g
carbs12g
sugars6g
fibre2g
protein26g
low insalt0.46g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the mince in a mixing bowl with the breadcrumbs and half the garlic. Season and mix well to combine. Using your hands, shape the mixture into 12 balls, then chill for 10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add the onion, carrot and remaining garlic. Cook for 5-6 mins until softened. Add the fennel seeds and cook for a few secs. Tip in the tomatoes with half a can of water, then stir in the tomato purée. Season and simmer for 15 mins until thickened. Using an electric hand blender, whizz until roughly smooth.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a non-stick frying pan and fry the meatballs for 8-10 mins until cooked through. Transfer to the sauce and simmer until piping hot. Serve with spaghetti.

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