Turkey Meatball Recipe From Phil Vickery

04/09/2014 13:08 | Updated 20 May 2015

Turkey meatball recipe from Phil Vickery

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A delicious take on classic meatballs, this easy recipe has added spinach for Popeye muscles!

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15-20 minutes

Serves: 4


For the meatballs:

400g turkey breast mince

½ tsp chilli powder

½ tsp ground nutmeg

Salt and pepper

1 medium egg

1 tbsp oil

6 spring onions, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 x 10g chicken stock cube

3 tbsp soy sauce

400ml water, roughly

100g ready to eat gnocchi

1 x 100g bag baby spinach leaves

2 tbsp cornflour

4 tbsp water

2 tbsp chopped coriander


1. Place all the ingredients for the meatballs into a bowl and mix well. Next form into balls the size of a small walnut, then, chill well. Heat a large frying pan or wok. Add the oil and swirl around well.

2. Add the meatballs and brown nicely, for 3-4 minutes. Once browned, if you can remove from the pan and place on a plate.

3. Add a little more oil and then add the onions, garlic, stock cube, crumbled, soy sauce and water and bring to the boil.

4.Add the meat balls and gently simmer for 6-8 minutes Add the gnocchi and spinach cook for a further 2-3 minutes.

5. Mix the cornflour and water well and add a little to the boiling juices until slightly thickened. Re-season and serve.

Recipe courtesy of British Turkey.


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