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Meatball, beetroot and lentil bake recipe

Meatball, beetroot and lentil bake recipe

9 ratings

With broccoli and lentils, this meatball traybake is packed full with vibrant veg. Top with a dollop of garlic yogurt to serve. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 35 mins
  • 459 calories / serving
  • Gluten-free


  • 12-pack Meat & Veg beef meatballs
  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1½ red onions, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 tbsp olive oil​
  • 2 x 390g tins green lentils, drained
  • 2 x 250g pack cooked beetroot, cut into wedges
  • 120g radishes, trimmed and halved
  • 200g natural yogurt
  • 15g fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed​
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    19g 27%
  • Saturates

    6g 32%
  • Sugars

    19g 21%
  • Salt

    1.3g 21%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 39.7g Protein 28.6g Fibre 15.5g


1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Tip the meatballs, broccoli and onions into a roasting tin and drizzle over the oil. Toss everything together; season well. Roast in the oven for 15-20 mins until the veg is tender.

2. Stir in the lentils, beetroot and radishes and mix well. Roast for another 10-15 mins until the lentils are piping hot and the meatballs cooked through.

3. Mix the yogurt with the coriander and garlic; spoon over the traybake. Swirl into the lentils to serve.

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