Pesto Green Tomato Turkey Balls

1
Karen Sills

By
@redhotchilipeppers

Great for parties, snacking or for a meal! These meatballs came about when my sister and I decided to do a meatball cookbook. My family is my testers and they seemed to love these!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
eight
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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0.5 oz
pesto sauce mix
1 lb
ground turkey
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper
1 medium
green tomato, diced
1 Tbsp
spice world roasted garlic
3 oz
package of french fried onions, crushed
1/2 c
shredded pepper jack cheese
1 medium
egg, beatened

CAESAR PESTO SAUCE

1/2 c
caesar dressing
2 Tbsp
pesto

How to Make Pesto Green Tomato Turkey Balls

Step-by-Step

  • 1Make pesto according to package, set aside. Preheat oven to 400 and spray a cookie sheet with oil.
  • 2In a large bowl add the ground turkey, salt and pepper, tomato, garlic, french fried onions and the cheese.
  • 3Knead together with hands. In a small bowl add the egg and two tablepoons of pesto. Set rest of pesto aside.
  • 4Add the egg mixture to the turkey and knead once again. Make 22 balls and place on prepared sheet. bake 15 minutes, then baste tops with pesto. Bake 15 minutes longer and baste one more time. Bake 5 more minutes.
  • 5In a small bowl combine the dressing and the pesto. Chill 15 minutes.

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About Pesto Green Tomato Turkey Balls

Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Healthy




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