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Coconut Cilantro Lime Turkey Meatballs

Turkey meatballs with a base of coconut flavors, hint of sweetness from honey, tartness from lime and a fresh garnish of cilantro flavor!
Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author winnie liong

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese of choice
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup raw veggies bell peppers, spinach, zucchini
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • olive oil, for cooking

Creamy Coconut Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups canned full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 3 tsp tapioca starch
  • 2 stalks green onions
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line a baking pan, leave to side.
  • Mix together all meatball ingredients and form into 16-20 meatballs.
  • Heat up a skillet with olive oil and cook until browned on the outside. Place on baking tray and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, add all creamy coconut cilantro lime sauce ingredients into a large pot to simmer on low heat. When meatballs are done, add to pot, toss in sauce and allow to simmer on low for another 3-5 minutes.
  • Stir in green onions and cilantro at the end. Serve on top of rice!