Thursday, April 14, 2011

Bitesize Turkeyballs



This healthy alternative to beef meatballs are packed with flavor but none of the fat. These moist turkeyballs are so tasty, you will forget they are actually good for you! Serve them with pasta, vegetables or on top of a fresh salad. You will be hooked!

Ingredients:
3/4 Italian bread crumbs
1 small onion
2 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of dried oregano
1 large egg
1/2 cup chopped parsley
Salt and pepper
1 pound of ground turkey
1/2 cup of olive oil
1 cup of chicken broth

Kitchen Essentials:
Cutting board
Knife
Measuring cups and spoons
Wooden spoon
Medium bowl
Whisk
Large non-stick pan
Baking dish
Oven

Prep:
Finely chop the onion, garlic and parsley. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Directions:
Whisk the bread crumbs, onion, garlic, egg, parsley, dried oregano, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add the turkey and mix with a spoon until combined.

In a large nonstick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Take a tablespoon of the mixture and create bitesize balls. Add the meatballs to the oil and cook on each side until the crust is golden brown. Don't cook them too long because they will continue to cook in the oven. This will keep them moist.

In the meantime, add the chicken broth to the baking dish and add the semi-cooked meatballs. Cook in the oven for about 20 minutes. Cooking time may vary depending on the size of the meatballs.

10 comments:

  1. Those meatballs look so tasty and beautiful! Nicely done as always!!!

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  2. Those are fantastic! I looooove turkey meatballs

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  3. yummy looking meatballs flavourful

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  4. So cute and tasty. Meatballs are my guilty pleasure!

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  5. This is a good substitute for meatballs especially for those who doesn't take beef. They look yummilicious!

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  6. Oooh those look yummy! I think I might have to try these for my meatball project.

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  7. Thanks Kate. Let us know how they turn out.

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