Spiced Meatballs with Chilli Beans
Spiced Meatballs with Chilli Beans



  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 sliced garlic cloves
  • 1 yellow capsicum, diced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tsp chipotle paste
  • 300ml chicken stock
  • 400g tin of cherry tomatoes
  • 400g tin of black beans, drained
  • 1 chopped avocado
  • ½ lime, juice only
  • For the Meatballs
  • 500g turkey mince
  • 50g oats
  • 2 chopped spring onions
  • 1 tsp each of ground cumin and coriander
  • Small bunch of coriander, leaves and stalks separated
  • Make the meatballs by tipping the mince into a bowl with the oats, spring onions, coriander stalks and spices. Knead until well mixed, then shape into 12 walnut-sized balls. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan and fry, turning frequently, until golden. Remove from the pan.
  • Tip the red onion and garlic into the pan with the capsicum. Stir-fry until softened, then add the chipotle paste and cumin before adding the stock. Return the meatballs to the pan and cook - covered - for 10 mins. Stir in the beans and tomatoes, and cook for a few mins more. Serve in bowls topped with chopped avocado, coriander leaves and a spritz of lime juice.
35 mins
4 serving

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