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Turkey kale protein balls

Feel like something light? Get your protein hit with these simple meatballs.

4SERVES
10MIN PREP
30MIN COOK

INGREDIENTS

  • 500g Steggles Turkey Breast Mince
  • ½ cup roughly chopped kale, cut out stalk
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 shallot, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1½ cups cooked quinoa
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METHOD

  1. Place the kale, lemon rind, garlic and shallot in a food processor. Process using the pulse button until mixture is chopped and combined, but still has some texture. Transfer to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix the kale mixture with the turkey mince, until well combined.
  3. Stir through the egg.
  4. Place the quinoa on a large plate. Form balls with 2 tablespoons of the turkey mixture, then roll in the quinoa. Place on a lightly greased wire rack set over a baking tray. Repeat with remaining mixture and quinoa.
  5. Bake in 200°C preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until balls are lightly golden and just cooked through.
  • 500g Steggles Turkey Breast Mince
  • ½ cup roughly chopped kale, cut out stalk
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 shallot, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1½ cups cooked quinoa
COPY TO CLIPBOARD
  1. Place the kale, lemon rind, garlic and shallot in a food processor. Process using the pulse button until mixture is chopped and combined, but still has some texture. Transfer to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix the kale mixture with the turkey mince, until well combined.
  3. Stir through the egg.
  4. Place the quinoa on a large plate. Form balls with 2 tablespoons of the turkey mixture, then roll in the quinoa. Place on a lightly greased wire rack set over a baking tray. Repeat with remaining mixture and quinoa.
  5. Bake in 200°C preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until balls are lightly golden and just cooked through.

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