1 Pan Turkey Meatballs and Veggies

1 Pan Turkey Meatballs and Veggies

Jul 20 2018


25 mn

Serves 5

Cooking it all together in the same pan creates an amazing flavor combination and plus it is super easy!


  • 1 lb of ground turkey
  • 1 tsp of ground fennel seeds
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1/2 cup of parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup of cooked lentils, puréed (either with a fork or in food processor)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 medium broccoli head, washed and cut into florets
  • 2 cup sof fresh peas
  • 2-3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of chicken stock


Combine the turkey, parsley, 1 shallot, fennel seeds, egg, breadcrumbs, lentils, some salt and pepper and mix it all with a fork without pressing too hard so it doe snot become too dense.

Using a small ice cream scoopers form the meatballs an place on a tray (this can be done in advance).

Heat up the olive oil in a large pan and cook the meatballs for a couple of minutes on all sides until golden brown.

Remove from the pan, and heat up 1 tsp of olive oil with remaining minced shallot and stir for a minute or 2. Add all the veggies and sauté fro 2-3 minutes. Add back the meatballs the veggie stock, cover and simmer fro 3-5 minutes until.

Enjoy on its own or serve it with rice, or quinoa, or any kind of grain you like.

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