Sesame meatballs with tahini and basil sauce

Sesame meatballs with tahini and basil sauce

20 mins Prep · 8 mins Cook

Herbs, spices and sesame add plenty of punch to these mouth-watering family favourites

Created by Spinneys
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 8 minutes
Serves 4
Cuisine Arabic
Diet Family Friendly
Preparation Easy
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories 486
Fat 34.2g
Saturates 8.9g
Protein 32.1g
Carbs 15.7g
Sugars 0.2g
Given the cook-at-home nature of Spinneys and natural variations in ingredients, nutritional information is approximated. See details


Cooking Instructions

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To prepare the meatballs, mix together the cooked quinoa, minced turkey or chicken, egg, garlic and all the spices. Season with salt and pepper. Form into golf ball-sized meatballs.


Roll the meatballs in the sesame seeds and refrigerate for 20 minutes.


Heat the oil in a fryer to 180°C.


Fry the sesame-coated meatballs until browned and cooked through – about 5-8 minutes.


To make the tahini sauce, combine all the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and mix until smooth.


Serve the meatballs with the tahini sauce and fresh basil.