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Home > Recipes > Chicken, Chickpea + Pesto Meatballs

Chicken, Chickpea + Pesto Meatballs

Chicken, Chickpea + Pesto Meatballs

Mouth watering meatballs, perfect for keeping little fingers busy and tiny tums happy.

Makes
12
Prep
30 min
Cook
15 min
From 10 months
Soya free Soya free
Gluten free Gluten free

Ingredients

Method

  • 200g chicken breast (typically 1 breast)
  • 100g chickpeas
  • 50g white onion
  • 2 tbsp pesto * Please check the label if your little one has allergies
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • Squeeze of lemon juice

Ingredients

Method

  1. Dice the chicken and put in a blender (or a bowl if you are using a stick blender)
  2. Add all of the ingredients and blend until smooth. Cover and leave in the fridge for 20 minutes to firm up
  3. Divide mixture into 25g blobs- shape into balls. Tip keep a bowl of cold water to hand to stop the mixture sticking to your hands
  4. Bake in the oven on greaseproof paper at 180°C for 12-14 minutes

Try me with!

Delicious served with baked potato wedges and cooked veggie sticks for a yummy finger food meal

For the older ones!

Older little ones can have fun helping to roll the mixture with their hands – just make sure little hands have a good wash before and after touching the food