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Festive Turkey Meatballs

 Festive Turkey Meatballs
Turkey gives a different twist to these slightly sweet and spicy meatballs. For the holidays, I serve them on a tray lined with parsley and garnished with red pepper or pimientos.
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Add turkey; mix well.
  • Form into 1-in. balls. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a
  • shallow baking pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until juices run
  • clear.
  • Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan; cook and
  • stir until heated through. Brush meatballs with 1/4 cup sauce;
  • return to the oven for 10 minutes. Serve remaining sauce with

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Festive Turkey Meatballs (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • meatballs for dipping. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 233 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.