Apple Turkey Meatballs

1
Susie Price

By
@thisisridiculous

Apple + Turkey with sticky sauce. Yum! These are great to make in bulk on a Sunday afternoon. Then you just grab throughout the week for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 or 2 very hungry men in my family :)
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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MEATBALLS

1 c
panko bread crumbs
1/4 c
parmesan cheese
1
egg, slightly beaten
1
apples, granny smith or fuji, diced small
1 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 lb
ground turkey
1/2 c
onion, sauteed

SAUCE

1 c
apple cider vinegar
1/2 c
maple syrup
2 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar

How to Make Apple Turkey Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Dice onion and apple. Sauté onion in a small amount of oil till semitransparent.
  • 2In a large bowl, mix the onions and apple dice with the remaining meatball ingredients. Form into meatballs using a ice cream scoop with swing lever (makes the perfect size).
  • 3Place meatballs about 1 inch apart on large oiled baking pan or cookie sheet. Cook in 350 oven for 20-30 min, checking often not to overcook as these will go into the skillet with the sauce for about 5-8 more minutes of cooking.
  • 4Combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Look Out! the vinegar is pungent!
  • 5Place meatballs into large skillet, add sauce and cook over low heat for 5-8 min. Stir only enough to coat the meatballs or they will want to fall apart. Can just skip this step and use as a dipping sauce... but they are so good like this!

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About Apple Turkey Meatballs

Course/Dish: Turkey, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #apple, #Meatballs, #Paleo




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