Keto Turkey Meatballs with Dairy-Free Pesto

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Keto Turkey Meatballs with Dairy-Free Pesto

30 minutes
Calories 510kcal

Ingredients

  • 300 grams ground turkey (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 250 grams ground pork (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 1 red onion (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • chillies (Optional: fresh
  • 1 pinch sea salt (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • extra olive oil (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 1/3 cup pinenuts (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 1 cup fresh basil (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (good quality, 10.6 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pinch sea salt

Instructions

  • Simply place all the ingredients in a high speed food processor.
  • Blitz until combined.
  • It should still have textured, so not too smooth.
  • Peel and finely dice the onion and garlic.
  • Zest the lemon.
  • Finely chop the parsley.
  • Place the mince, onion, garlic, lemon zest, parsley, paprika and optional chilli in a bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper and mix well with your hands.
  • Shape into 16 to 20 meatballs.
  • To pan fry - Add a little olive oil to a non stick frying pan.
  • When hot add the meatballs.
  • Fry for 15 minutes, turning regularly until golden on the outside and cooked through.
  • Alternatively you can place on a greaseproof lined baking tray and roast in the oven (190 C fan assisted/ 375 F) for 20 - 30 minutes until lovely and golden brown.
  • Drain the juices after about 15 minutes and turn.
  • Serve the pesto over the meatballs or on the side for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 510kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:29:47.

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