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Sweet & Sour Turkey Meatballs
Courtesy of Wheat Foods Council
Prep Time: 20 Min.
Cook Time: 25 Min.
What you need:
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+ 1 lb. lean ground turkey
+ 2 slices whole wheat bread, toasted, torn into small pieces
+ 1 egg white
+ 1/2 c. onion, finely chopped
+ 1 clove garlic, finely chopped (1/2 tsp.)
+ 1 tsp. dried oregano
+ 1 tsp. dried basil
+ 1/2 tsp. salt
+ 1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
+ 2/3 c. chili sauce
+ 1 (8 oz.) can jellied cranberry sauce
What to do:
1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a 15 x 10 x 1-in. baking sheet (jelly roll pan) with nonstick cooking spray or line with baking parchment. In large bowl, combine turkey, bread crumbs, egg white, onion, garlic and herbs. Gently mix with wooden spoon or by hand until well blended.
2. Form turkey mixture into 1-in. balls; place on baking sheet. Bake for about 25 min. or until no longer pink in center and juices run clear; while meatballs are baking, mix chili and cranberry sauces in medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently, for about 10 min. or until smooth and hot.
3. Serve meatballs with sauce, either pouring sauce over them or using the sauce for dipping.
Note: Serving size is 5 meatballs.
Recipe courtesy of "Food for Thought: From Parents to Children" - a cookbook created from the collaboration of the Wheat Foods Council, Chef Gale Gand and parents around the country. By purchasing the book for $3.50, you can support Spoons Across America, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating children, teachers and families about the benefits of healthy eating. The 35 nutritious and flavorful wheat-based recipes found within the book are fun to make and will help teach children about nutritious food choices.
Cookbooks are available at www.wheatfoods.org. If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calories: 342; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 90mg; Total Carbs: 40g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 24g; Sodium: 1021mg;