Turkey meatballs with a Coconut Herb Sauce

by | Jan 1, 2024 | 0 comments

AuthorTessaCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

A meal that the whole family will enjoy! Serve with rice, quinoa or mashed potato - all options would work really well.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time45 mins
Ingredients
Turkey Meatballs
 500 g turkey mince
 1/2 brown onion peeled and diced
 1 clove garlic minced
 3 tbsp thyme and/or sage chopped finely
 1 egg
 1/3 cup blanched almond meal
 2 tbsp coconut aminos or tamari
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
Coconut Sauce
 1 tsp butter
 1/2 brown onion diced
 1 clove garlic minced
 400 ml coconut cream
 1/2 cup finely chopped spinach
 2 tbsp sage and/or thyme chopped finely
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
Optional extras
 1 broccoli cut into florets and steamed or oven baked
 2 cups cooked rice, quinoa or mashed potato
Directions
1

Preheat air-fryer to 200 degrees.

2

Combine all turkey meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

3

Roll mixture into individual balls.

4

Place the meatballs in the air-fryer and cook for 12 minutes or until cooked through.

5

**If using an oven - preheat to 180 degrees. Fry beforehand on a medium-high heat until they begin to brown on each side. Remove and place on a lined oven tray. Bake for 15 minutes.

Sauce
6

Heat a fry-pan over a medium heat.

7

Add the butter, onion and garlic and cook until soft and fragrant.

8

Add the rest of the sauce ingredients and bring to a gentle boil, stir a couple of times and then reduce to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

9

Remove the meatballs from the air-fyrer and drizzle the coconut sauce. Serve with your choice of rice, quinoa or mash and broccoli.

Ingredients

Ingredients
Turkey Meatballs
 500 g turkey mince
 1/2 brown onion peeled and diced
 1 clove garlic minced
 3 tbsp thyme and/or sage chopped finely
 1 egg
 1/3 cup blanched almond meal
 2 tbsp coconut aminos or tamari
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
Coconut Sauce
 1 tsp butter
 1/2 brown onion diced
 1 clove garlic minced
 400 ml coconut cream
 1/2 cup finely chopped spinach
 2 tbsp sage and/or thyme chopped finely
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
Optional extras
 1 broccoli cut into florets and steamed or oven baked
 2 cups cooked rice, quinoa or mashed potato

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat air-fryer to 200 degrees.

2

Combine all turkey meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

3

Roll mixture into individual balls.

4

Place the meatballs in the air-fryer and cook for 12 minutes or until cooked through.

5

**If using an oven - preheat to 180 degrees. Fry beforehand on a medium-high heat until they begin to brown on each side. Remove and place on a lined oven tray. Bake for 15 minutes.

Sauce
6

Heat a fry-pan over a medium heat.

7

Add the butter, onion and garlic and cook until soft and fragrant.

8

Add the rest of the sauce ingredients and bring to a gentle boil, stir a couple of times and then reduce to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

9

Remove the meatballs from the air-fyrer and drizzle the coconut sauce. Serve with your choice of rice, quinoa or mash and broccoli.

Turkey meatballs with a Coconut Herb Sauce
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