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Saucy Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Saucy Turkey Meatballs Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:15 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine the sauce ingredients; pour over meatballs. Bake 30-35 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 15 servings.

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.