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Turkey meatballs

The family fave gets a healthier makeover, using lean turkey mince rather than traditional red meat

The family fave gets a healthier makeover, using lean turkey mince rather than traditional red meat

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Cooking Time

Cook: 35 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 4

Cooking Time

Price: 94p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 389g serving contains

Energy
1953kj
467kcal
23%
Fat
4.3g
Med
6%
Saturates
0.8g
Low
4%
Sugars
10.5g
Med
12%
Salt
0.43g
Med
7%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
502kJ/120kcal

Ingredients

350g Butcher's Selection Extra Lean British Turkey Mince

2 spring onions, chopped

1 large clove garlic, crushed

5 sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped

20g dried breadcrumbs

4tbsp roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley

2tsp olive oil

2tbsp tomato purée

400g tin Asda Italian Chopped Tomatoes With Herbs

300g Asda Wholewheat Spaghetti

Method

1
Put the turkey mince, spring onions, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, breadcrumbs and half the parsley in a bowl. Mix together with your hands. Divide into 16 pieces and roll each one into a ball. Cover and chill until ready to cook.
2
Heat the oil in a nonstick pan and fry the meatballs until browned. Mix the tomato purée with 200ml boiling water. Stir in the chopped tomatoes and pour over the meatballs. Simmer for 15 mins, stirring occasionally.
3
Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti for 10-12 mins until tender. Drain, reserving 3tbsp of the cooking water. Add this to the pan with the tomatoes and meatballs. Serve the meatballs over the pasta, sprinkled with the remaining parsley and seasoned with freshly ground black pepper.