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Saucy Turkey Meatballs

 Saucy Turkey Meatballs
It's easy to turn lean ground turkey into these moist, tender meatballs. Ideal for informal gatherings of family and friends, the appetizers feature a tangy sauce that my guests find delicious.—Janell Fugitt, Cimarron, Kansas
15 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble turkey
  • over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place on a rack
  • coated with cooking spray in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered,
  • at 350° for 10-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the sauce ingredients; pour over meatballs. Bake
  • 30-35 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 15
  • servings.

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Nutritional Facts: One serving (3 meatballs) equals 217 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 695 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat.