Versatile Meatballs – 3 ways

Meatballs
Recovery
Body Fat
Servings: 1
Add a protein punch to your dinner. These versatile balls go perfectly with salads, soups and stir fry's. You will never think of meatballs in the same way again!

Herby Turkey Meatballs

A lean protein option and a great way to 'liven up' turkey. Pack with a range of amino acids for your health and performance.

Ingredients

250g turkey mince
1 tbsp. fresh oregano
5 basil leaves
1 clove garlic
½ red chilli
1 cooked beetroot
Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180oc.
  2. Finely chop the oregano, basil, garlic and chilli.
  3. Place the turkey mince into a large bowl along with the oregano, basil, garlic and chilli. Grate the beetroot into the mix.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Make into small meatballs and place into the fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. Cook in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until cooked through.

Spicy Thai Pork Balls

A big hit of lean protein and also a great source of Vitamin K to support bone health.

Ingredients

250g lean pork mince
½ red chilli
1 clove garlic
½cm piece of ginger
1 lime
1 spring onion
1small bunch coriander
1 tbsp. sauce

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180oc.
  2. Finely chop the red chilli, garlic, ginger, spring onion and coriander.
  3. Place the minced pork into a large bowl along with the chilli, coriander, garlic, spring onion and ginger.
  4. Zest the lime and squeeze the juice and add to the pork. Add the soy sauce to the pork and mix well.
  5. Make into little balls and place into the fridge for 30 minutes.
  6. Cook in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until cooked through.

Persian Chicken Balls

High protein and a tasty re-invention of chicken. Also contains some anti-inflammatory ingredients for days when the muscles are sore!

Ingredients

250g chicken mince
1 clove garlic
1 tsp. turmeric
1 pinch cumin
1 pinch cinnamon
1 small dill
2 spring onions

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180oc.
  2. Finely chop the garlic, dill and spring onions.
  3. Place the chicken into a large bowl along with the remaining ingredients, season with salt and pepper and mix.
  4. Form into little balls and place into the fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. Cook in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until cooked through.
James Collins, in the kitchen

The following recipe has been produced in James' test kitchen. Devised by James and his team of chefs for everyone wanting to optimise their diet on a daily basis. Special thanks to chef Omar Meziane for his work on this collection.

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