Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs


Turkey Meatball Dinner

 

I am always trying to find a simple dish to make during the busy school week that my kids will eat
and won’t break the bank. This easy recipe takes little time and pleases everyone in the family.

meatballs                                                                                        Sauce      
1 1/2 pounds ground turkey                                                         1 (29 oz) can tomato puree
1 egg                                                                                                 1 (12 oz) bottle chili sauce
1 cup plain bread crumbs                                                              juice of one lemon
1 tablespoon minced onion                                                          1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

 

meatball ingredients

 

In medium bowl combine turkey, egg, onion, bread crumbs, ketchup, salt and pepper.
Form meat mixture into golf-ball sized morsels and set aside.

 

rolled meatballs

 

In large pot mix tomato puree, lemon juice, chili sauce and sugar and heat over medium heat.
When sauce starts to boil carefully add meatballs and cover with lid.
Heat for 10 minutes. Stir and reduce heat to low, cooking for 10 more minutes.
Make sure to mix every couple of minutes so meatballs don’t stick to the bottom.

 

Turkey Meatball

 

Remove from heat and let sit 5 to 10 minutes. Serve on a bun or over noodles.
Easy! Done! Enjoy!

Plan-it Vicki is the brainchild of Vicki Ross, an experienced Event Planner located in the
Hartford, Connecticut suburb of Avon. Vicki has created celebrations all over the Connecticut
Valley and as far west as the Litchfield hills and south towards Danbury. She and her staff provide
services for small, intimate dinner parties and large, full-scale events such as weddings and
bar and bat mitzvahs. Vicki can be reached at www.plan-itvicki.com or by email at:
events@plan-itvicki.com.

 

 

Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 6
Ingredients
meatballs
  • 1½ pounds ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
Sauce
  • 1 (29 oz) can tomato puree
  • 1 (12 oz) bottle chili sauce
  • juice of one lemon
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
Instructions
  1. In medium bowl combine turkey, egg, onion, bread crumbs, ketchup, salt and pepper. Form meat mixture into golf-ball sized morsels and set aside. In large pot mix tomato puree, lemon juice, chili sauce and sugar and heat over medium heat. When sauce starts to boil carefully add meatballs and cover with lid. Heat for 10 minutes. Stir and reduce heat to low, cooking for 10 more minutes.
  2. Make sure to mix every couple of minutes so meatballs don’t stick to the bottom. Remove from heat and let sit 5 to 10 minutes. Serve on a bun or over noodles.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 538 Fat: 21g Saturated fat: 5g Unsaturated fat: 12g Carbohydrates: 53g Sugar: 28g Sodium: 1541mg Fiber: 7g Protein: 37g Cholesterol: 150mg

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