Turkey Meatballs With Zoodles – The Be Well Program

Turkey Meatballs With Zoodles – The Be Well Program

How good are zoodles? I’m going to say soooo good you won’t even miss spaghetti. Plus they are loads healthier, it is just vegetables made into a noodle after all.

This recipe is from our recipe book ‘Wellness Food’ and always seems to be a favourite for our clients, but in case you don’t have our recipe book I wanted to share with you.

Enjoy!

Serves 4 / Prep Time - 20 min 

Ingredients:

  • 2 Zucchinis per person or 1-2 large sweet potatoes
  • 500g ground turkey mince
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • olive oil (to cook in)
  • 3 garlic gloves, crushed

Tomato Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil (to cook in)
  • 1/4 brown onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tin crushed tomatoes
  • Herbs optional (I like chili flakes, oregano and parsley)

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, add turkey mince, egg, salt. Mix well and form into meatballs.
  2. Heat a pan over a medium heat with olive oil. Cook meatballs until golden brown and cooked though.
  3. Transfer to a plate.
  4. To make the sauce, add olive oil to saucepan and gently fry the garlic and onion.
  5. Pour in the tomatoes, stir well and add spices.
  6. Turn heat to low and simmer for 20 mins.
  7. Add the seared meatballs to the tomato sauce and cook for an additional 10 - 15mins.
  8. Make the zoodles by running the zucchinis or sweet potato through spiralizer.
  9. To cook either microwave for a few minutes, steam for a few minutes.
  10. Serve into a bowl and add the meatballs.
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