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Mexican turkey meatballs

7
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This Italian classic gets a Mexican makeover and with turkey, it’s a good source of iron, zinc and potassium.

Ingredients

turkey breast mince

500 g

Breadcrumbs

50 g, (3/4 cup) made from day old multigrain bread

Taco seasoning

35 g

canned diced tomatoes

400 g, (1x400g can)

Canned red kidney beans, rinsed, drained

400 g, (1x400g can)

extra light sour cream

2 tbs

fresh coriander

1 tbs, leaves to serve

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Combine the mince, breadcrumbs and half the taco seasoning in a large bowl. Roll the mixture into 24 balls.
  2. Lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat. Cook the meatballs, turning occasionally, for 5 minutes or until browned all over. Add the remaining taco seasoning, tomatoes, beans and ½ cup (125ml) water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through.
  3. Serve meatballs and sauce topped with sour cream and coriander leaves.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans and mountain bread, lightly grilled. VARIATION: swap extra light sour cream for 99% fat-free plain yoghurt.

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