Moroccan Turkey Meatballs With Citrus Couscous / Tomato Sauce

  • 15 MIN
  • Gluten-Free, Healthy


  • 500g pack turkey mince
  • 2 tsp. each chilli powder, ground cumin and ground coriander
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 onion, coarsely grated
  • zest 1 orange, then peeled and orange segments chopped
  • 250g couscous
  • 250ml hot chicken stock
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 tin tomatoes / 1 red pepper/fresh basil/ 1 onion.



  • 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.
  • Put the couscous in a bowl, pour over the hot chicken stock, and cover with cling film and leave to stand for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the meatballs and fry, turning often, for about 12 minutes until browned all over and cooked through.
  • Fluff the couscous up with a fork, stir in the chopped orange, coriander and some seasoning. Pile onto plates and serve with the meatballs.
  • Fry off onion with pepper, add tin tomatoes with basil and seasoning. Serve with burgers.


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