Syn Free Mushroom and Parmesan Meatballs with Rich Onion Gravy




Yield 6 servings

This recipe is gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watcher friendly



For the Meatballs:

For the Sauce:


  1. Preheat oven to 200c or 400f (gas mark 6)

For the Meatballs:

  1. Add to a mini food processor, the mushrooms, parsley, parmesan and garlic and process until roughly chopped.
  2. Add to large bowl with the extra lean chicken mince
  3. Mix together well to combine
  4. Form into  24 meatballs and place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper
  5. Spray over the top with spray oil
  6. Bake for 12 minutes
  7. Remove and set aside

For the Sauce:

  1. Spray a deep frying pan with some spray oil, add the onion and fry to soften for approx 5 mins.
  2. Add the garlic and thyme, balsamic vinegar and a little bit of the stock and continue to fry until the stock reduces down and the onions are nice a caramelized.
  3. Add the tomato paste and remaining stock, bring to a boil and simmer for 20 mins.
  4. Add the gravy to a blender and blend till smooth
  5. Pour the gravy back into the frying pan, and add the meatballs.
  6. Simmer covered for 10 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley
  8. Serve with your choice of sides. 


Don't fancy the gravy? Serve these just as they are, but cook meatballs for 20 mins in the oven instead of 12.

These also work great without the parmesan. 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving

Amount Per Serving

Calories 216

% Daily Value

Total Fat 8.2 g


Saturated Fat 3.8 g


Cholesterol 90 mg


Sodium 436 mg


Total Carbohydrates 5.7 g


Dietary Fiber 1.3 g


Sugars 1 g

Protein 28.8 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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