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Whole30 Thai Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs

A healthy & savory Thai dish that is sure to have you coming back for seconds! It is Whole30, paleo, and keto friendly. 
Course Dinner
Cuisine Thai
Keyword thai turkey meatballs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 meatballs
Author Mary Smith {Mary's Whole Life}

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 lb organic ground turkey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp red curry paste, I used Thai Kitchen brand - it is compliant
  • 1 tsp dried basil

Sauce/Veggies

  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 tsp red curry paste
  • 1 can coconut milk, (full fat)

Instructions

Meatballs

  • Preheat the oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine all meatball ingredients in a large bowl and mix well using your hands. Form 1.5 inch balls (it should make about 12) and place onto the lined baking sheet. Bake the meatballs for 20 minutes

Sauce

  • Meanwhile, heat the coconut oil over medium high heat. Add onion, garlic, and red pepper. Saute until the onion becomes translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Add the red curry paste and stir for about 1-2 minutes. Add the coconut milk and stir to combine. Bring to a boil and reduce heat down to low.
  • When the meatballs are done, add them to the sauce and simmer for 1-2 additional minutes. Serve over caulirice, carrot noodles, or whatever you want! Enjoy!