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Turkey Meatballs
Turkey Meatballs

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 6

(30 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 190
Protein: 18 g
Carbs: 12 g
Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 307 mg
Fiber: 1 g

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1 pound lean ground turkey or chicken
1 cup Italian bread crumbs
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup tomato sauce

SAUCE (or can use store-bought sauce):
3/4 cup chopped onion
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
2 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon white sugar
1 bay leaf
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
3/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 Preheat Oven to 350°F
2 In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, parsley, Parmesan, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, garlic powder, 1/4 cup of tomato sauce, and beaten egg. Mix well and form into 12 balls. Bake on cookie sheet for 25 minutes.
3 In a large saucepan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is translucent. Stir in tomatoes, salt, sugar and bay leaf. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 90 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, basil, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and meatballs and simmer 30 minutes more. Serve.

Ratings & Reviews
(30 ratings)
anytime pasta time is favorite time
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this is a really good recipe...
Feb 23, 2017
Worst Meatballs Ever!
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Bland, bland, and more bland. This was by far the most tasteless recipe I've ever tried. My family has begged me to ...
Jan 27, 2015
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