Keto Turkey Meatballs with Dairy-Free Pesto

Meatballs are one of my favourite low carb dinner go-tos... and these ones will not disappoint. Packed with flavour and super easy to make. Serve with the dairy free basil pesto for a real crowd pleaser.

INGREDIENTS:
Meatballs:

  • 300 g good quality ground turkey (10.6 oz)
  • 250 g good quality ground pork, 20% fat (8.8 oz)
  • 1 small red onion (45 g/ 1.6 oz)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (15 g/ 0.5 oz), plus extra for garnish
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • Optional: fresh chilli to taste
  • pinch sea salt and black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil or duck fat for frying

Dairy free basil pesto:

  • 1/3 cup pine nuts (45 g/ 1.6 oz)
  • 1 cup fresh basil (35 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil (45 ml)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • pinch sea salt
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INSTRUCTIONS:


  1. Simply place all the ingredients in a high speed food processor. Blitz until combined. It should still have textured, so not too smooth.
  2. Peel and finely dice the onion and garlic. Zest the lemon. Finely chop the parsley.
  3. Place the mince, onion, garlic, lemon zest, parsley, paprika and optional chilli in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix well with your hands. Shape into 16 to 20 meatballs.
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