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Pork pittas with mango and pomegranate salsa

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe High in flavour but low in fat! Try these pork meatballs and a refreshing salsa as a healthy family dinner - it's got less than 10g fat per serving!

Ingredients

For the meatballs:
  • 300g lean minced pork
  • 50g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 level tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Salt and ground black pepper
For the salsa:
  • 200g carton ready-prepared mango
  • 110g carton ready-prepared pomegranate seeds
  • Freshly zested rind of 1 lime, plus 2 tbsp juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Pitta breads, warmed, to serve

The shaped meatballs can be frozen in a plastic container for up to 1 month. Defrost before baking.

Method

  1. Set the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. To make the meatballs: Mix together all the ingredients. Divide mixture into 12 and roll each portion into a ball. Place on a baking tray and bake in the oven for 20-25 mins.
  3. Meanwhile, to make the salsa: Finely chop mango and stir in pomegranate, lime zest and juice and coriander, and mix well.
  4. Serve 3-4 meatballs per person with the pitta bread and salsa.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 222(kcal)
  • Fat 6.0g
  • Saturates 2.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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Melanie Jean Hoyle

I love it! I'm a big fan of strong and fruity flavours and this definitely put a zing into my afternoon, plus it filled me up nicely without much need for snacking later in the day. I'd definitely have this again as a regular lunch plan. :)

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