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Turkey Meatball Stew

This is a delicious and easy Italian paleo dish. All ingredients can be made in one pan, which makes for a easy clean up. Try this light and refreshing stew, perfect for fall time!

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Notes

Note: To form meatballs, use ice cream scoop

 

Ingredients

For the Meatballs

  • 1 1/2 Pound ground turkey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon of Simply Organic dried parsley
  • 1 Teaspoon Simply Organic dried basil
  • 1 Teaspoon Simply Organic dried oregano
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Simply Organic crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons almond meal
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted organic butter

For the Stew

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 Simply Organic crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon Simply Organic dried parsley
  • 1 Teaspoon Simply Organic dried basil
  • 1 Teaspoon Simply Organic dried oregano
  • 2 Cups fresh green beans, trimmed, cut in half
  • 1 Teaspoon coconut flour
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes with its juices
  • 1 Cup chicken broth
  • 8 Ounces sliced white mushrooms

Directions

For the Meatballs

Directions for Meatballs

In a medium sized mixing bowl, mix together ground turkey, egg,  parsley, basil, oregano , crushed red pepper, salt & pepper, garlic, and almond meal with a fork. (do not over mix). Take mixture and form into your desired size meatballs. Using your Le Creuset braising pan, set your stove top to medium high heat add 2 tbsp of olive oil and 1 tbsp of unsalted butter. Once butter is melted and starts to sizzle, add in your meatballs. Brown on all sides, Saute for about 10 minutes.

For the Stew

Directions for Stew

Remove meatballs and put them on a plate. Add 2 tbsp of olive oil, then add your onions, peppers, salt & pepper, garlic,  parsley, basil, crushed red pepper and oregano. Reduce temperature to medium heat. Saute for 5 minutes then add in green beans and red peppers. Let it saute for another 5 minutes. Add in tsp of coconut flour and 1 cup of chicken broth, stir together. Then add in diced tomatoes with it’s juices, stir again. Increase heat to bring up to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, add meatballs back into pan, cover and left finish cooking for another 15 minutes.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving361
Total Fat23g36%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated5g27%
Cholesterol116mg39%
Protein28g57%
Carbs12g4%
Vitamin A121µg13%
Vitamin B121µg20%
Vitamin B61mg47.8%
Vitamin C48mg79%
Vitamin D0.7µg0.2%
Vitamin E3mg13%
Vitamin K29µg36%
Calcium92mg9%
Fiber4g17%
Folate (food)53µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)53µg13%
Iron3mg17%
Magnesium57mg14%
Monounsaturated11gN/A
Niacin (B3)11mg54%
Phosphorus344mg49%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium779mg22%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg30.6%
Sodium387mg16%
Thiamin (B1)0.6mg38.7%
Trans0.2gN/A
Zinc3mg22%