Prep time: 10mins

Cooking time:  30 mins

Serving: 5


*Modify for low Fodmap:

  • Remove apple and replace with zucchini (if desirable) 
  • Do not make the yogurt sauce 

*Modify for Lactose Free:

  • Replace Meredith Dairy Yogurt with Liddell's Lactose Free Yogurt

You will need:

  • 500g Steggles Turkey Mince
  • 1/2 cup Coles Gluten Free Bread (breadcrumbed) 
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 5 coriander roots (cleaned and finely chopped)
  • 1 drizzle of Cobram Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp chilli flakes
  • 400g Ardmona Crushed Tomatoes 


  • 2 tsp cumin seeds (toasted, crushed)
  • 1 Modi Apple (grated)
  • 6 Always Fresh Sundried Tomatoes 
  • 50ml Cobram Estate Garlic Infused Olive Oil 
  • 7 Fresh Bay Leaves 
  • 2 tbsp Always Fresh Capers 
  • 500g Meredith Dairy Sheep's Milk Yogurt 
  • 1 tsp salt

Step 1

Place turkey mince into a bowl; add breadcrumbs, 3 egg yolks, coriander roots (clean and finely chopped) and season with sea salt and pepper. Place toasted and crushed cumin seeds into a mortar, pestle and grind to a fine powder. Add this to the mince and mix to combine. Shape into 20 balls, each approximately 30g. Place on a plate or tray and refrigerate for 30 minutes to rest & allow the flavours to develop.


Step 2

For tomato sauce, place crushed tomatoes, grated apple, sun-dried tomatoes and 50ml of Cobram garlic infused oil into a bowl and mix to combine. For yogurt sauce, combine 500g of yogurt and 1 egg yolk into bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste. Preheat an oven to 160°C.


Step 3

Heat a large Circulon frying pan over a high heat, drizzle with a little olive oil. When hot add meatballs, cook for 4-5 minutes, turning occasionally or until cooked on all sides. Spoon yogurt into the base of a large roasting dish. Nestle sealed meatballs into the yogurt and dot around fresh bay leaves. Spoon over tomato sauce, leaving some meatballs exposed and some covered.


Step 4

Sprinkle over capers and bake, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes or until the sauce has cooked down and meatballs are cooked through.Serve by itself or with a beautiful green salad or gluten free pasta as desired.