Low FODMAP Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
Tender turkey meatballs, slowly cooked in tomato sauce, no frying or oven need. An easy one-pan low fodmap dinner recipe that tastes amazing!
Servings: 3 people
- 0,5 lb | 225g ground turkey
- 2,64 oz | 75g carrots grated
- 1,75 oz | 50g low FODMAP breadcrumbs
- 1 egg
- 3 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper optional
- 1/2 tsp cumin optional
For the tomato sauce
- 9,7 oz | 275g canned whole peeled tomatoes diced
- 4 tbsp garlic infused olive oil or regular
- 6 tbsp water
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp dried basil
- 1/2 tsp salt
In a bowl combine all meatball ingredients (turkey, carrots, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and spices) and mix them well with your hands.
Divide the mixture into 9 equally sized meatballs and set aside. You can place them in the fridge until you complete the next step but it's not mandatory.
in a large, non-stick skillet with lid, heat olive oil and add in tomatoes and water. Cover and let cook for 5 minutes in medium-high heat.
Place meatballs in sauce in a single layer. Bring sauce to a low simmer, cover, and cook meatballs for 25 to 30 minutes, gently turning each one every 10 minutes.
Serve them over spaghetti or stuff them into a sandwich.
The maximum dose of canned tomatoes advised by Monash University is 3,25oz | 92g. Larger serves (4,06oz | 115g) contain moderate amounts of excess fructose. Safe low FODMAP portion per meal: 1/3 of the tomato sauce.