AK Club Members get access to hundreds of great recipes suitable for babies, toddlers, and the whole family. Join for FREE today! Join the AK Club
Annabel Karmel
Digital Weaning Course – Jan 2021 – LB
Sani resort – Leaderboard
new app – leaderboard
Join the AK Club

Join the Club

Moroccan Meatballs

Unleash some serious flavour in this Moroccan inspired meatballs dish, which is mildly spiced so toddlers, kids and the whole family can tuck in.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 4 portions
Great for:  Healthy Toddler Recipes & Meal Ideas 12-18 Months 18 Months-2 Years Kids - 2-4 Years Kids 4+ Years
Login or Join the AK Club to view this recipe.


1 tbsp oil
1 onion, finely chopped
150g butternut squash coarsely grated
1/2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
250ml chicken stock
1 tsp sun dried tomato paste
1 tsp honey

200g pasta or rice


125g pork or chicken mince
125g beef mince
30g fresh breadcrumbs
15g Parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 tsp chopped coriander
1 egg yolk
  1. To make the sauce, heat the oil in a saucepan and add the onion and butternut squash. Sauté for 5 minutes. Add the fresh ginger and spices and fry for 1 minute. Add the remaining ingredients to the pan.
  2. Season and simmer for 10 minutes until the onion and squash are soft. Blend until smooth.
  3. To make the meatballs, mix all the ingredients together and season. Shape into 20 balls.
  4. Bring the sauce to the boil then place the meatballs in the same pan in a single layer. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile cook the pasta or rice according to the packet instructions to serve alongside.

You may also like...

Our products...