ready in 30 minutes
Serves 4 (you can freeze what you don’t use)
1 tbsp. olive oil
350g pack of ready made beef or chicken meatballs (aprox 16)
1 large onion sliced
100g dried apricots halved
1 small cinnamon stick (or a good pinch of ground cinnamon)
400g tin chopped tomatoes with garlic
25g toasted almond flakes
Handful coriander, roughly chopped (use the rest throughout the week on your salads)
1/ heat oil in large frying pan, fry meatballs for 10 mins turning occasionally until cooked.
Scoop out of pan and set aside.
2/ Cook the onion for 5 minutes over medium heat until softened.
3/ Add the dried apricots, cinnamon stick, tomatoes & half a can of water to the pan, bring to the boil & simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove the cinnamon stick. Return the meatballs to the pan & coat well with the sauce.
Serve sprinkled with the toasted almonds and coriander.
Turn this recipe into a chicken tagine—easy!
Heat 1 tbsp.oil and fry 4 sliced, skinless chicken breasts for 4-5 minutes until cooked through.
Remove from the pan and follow the recipe above from stage 2
Return the chicken to the pan & simmer for simmer for 10 mins. before serving.
Both of these meals are low in carbs but very filling and real winter warmers—give them a try!