I really fancied some wintry comfort food today. There is a definite chill in the air now that autumn is creeping upon us and this is a proper warmer! It is really easy to make and full of flavour, we both loved it! I added the cheese on top as my healthy extra a and the breadcrumbs as my healthy extra b.
You will need:-
500g Lean Turkey Mince
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely diced
2 tins chopped tomatoes
salt & pepper to taste
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon sweeter
1 vegetable Stock cube
1 tbsp tomato purée
2 slices of 400g wholemeal bread, blitzed to breadcrumbs (add 6 syns if not using as HEB, or leave out!)
In a bowl, mix together the turkey mice, 1 of the garlic cloves, bread crumbs, tomato purée and the egg and mix together. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
In a frying pan cook the onion and garlic on a medium heat until the onions have softened. Put in a saucepan. Add the 2 tins of chopped tomatoes, basil, stock cube, sweetener and simmer on a low heat.
Form the turkey mixture into small, evenly shaped balls. Fry off in a frying pan on a medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning regularly to stop them from sticking or burning.
Once the are cooked all over add the tomato sauce to the pan, simmer on a low heat for another 10 mins.
Serve over some pasta of your choice, I recommend whole wheat spaghetti, and top with some cheeky cheese!
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