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Lighter than pasta and packed with protein - these meatballs make for a satisfying and superhealthy supper



Total time

30 minutes




Dinner, Lunch


  • 500 g turkey mince (pack)
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • ground cumin
  • ground coriander
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 onion (coarsely grated)
  • 1 orange (zest, then peeled and orange segments chopped)
  • 250 g Couscous
  • 250 ml chicken stock (hot)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • bunch coriander (small, roughly chopped)


  1. In a big bowl, mix the mince, spices, onion and orange zest together really well with your hands. Roll the mixture into about 20 walnut-sized meatballs.
  2. Put the couscous in a bowl, pour over the hot chicken stock, cover with cling film and leave to stand for 10 mins.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. add the meatballs and fry, turning often, for about 12 mins until browned all over and cooked through.
  4. Fluff the couscous up with a fork, stir in the chopped orange, coriander and some seasoning. Pile onto plates and serve with the meatballs.
  5. View the recipe instructions at BBC Good Food

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