Moroccan spiced meatballs

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

Serves: 4


Frozen ingredients

16 frozen essential Waitrose british beef meatballs
4 cubes frozen essential Waitrose chopped spinach
250g frozen Waitrose couscous with Mediterranean vegetables

680g jar passata with onion and garlic
1 tbsp harissa paste
1 tsp chilli powder
½ lemon, juice


1. Preheat the grill to medium high. Place the meatballs on a foil-lined oven tray and grill for 10 minutes, turning regularly, until browned all over.

2. Meanwhile, pour the passata  into a pan and stir in the harissa, chilli powder and spinach. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the meatballs, cover the pan and simmer for 5 minutes until the meatballs are thoroughly cooked. Add the lemon juice and season. 3 Meanwhile, cook the frozen couscous according to pack instructions. Fluff with a fork and serve alongside the meatballs and sauce.