Chicken meatballs in smoky tomato and eggplant sauce
TM6 TM5 TM31

Chicken meatballs in smoky tomato and eggplant sauce

4.1 (110 ratings)

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 zucchini, cut into pieces (3 cm)
  • 4 spring onions/shallots, cut into quarters
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 sprigs fresh coriander, leaves only
  • 3 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only
  • 750 g chicken mince
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ¾ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper

Tomato and Eggplant sauce

  • 40 g olive oil, plus extra to grease
  • 150 g brown onion, cut into quarters
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp ground smoked paprika
  • 200 g canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 100 g dry white wine
  • 30 g tomato paste
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp Vegetable stock paste, to taste (see Tips)
  • 1 eggplant, diced into cubes (2 cm)
  • 500 g water

Risoni

  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 250 g dried risoni pasta
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 3 sprigs fresh parsley leaves
  • 220 g Danish feta
  • 150 g Greek yoghurt
  • 20 g freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ground black pepper
  • fresh coriander, leaves only, to garnish

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
2594.4 kJ / 620.1 kcal
Protein
38.4 g
Carbohydrates
50.6 g
Fat
28.9 g
Saturated fat
10 g
Fiber
7 g
Sodium
1014.3 mg

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