Roasted Turkey Meatballs

Roasted Turkey Meatballs

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This is a nice change of pace. Sometimes make spaghetti and meatball,or heat meatballs in mushroom sauce and serve over noodles. Also good for sliders.

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Ingredients

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    3 slices italian bread, torn into small bits (1 cup)
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    1/3 c milk
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    3 oz panchetta finely chopped
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    1 small onion,finely chopped
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    2 garlic cloves,minced
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    salt and pepper,to taste
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    1 egg
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    1 lb ground turkey
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    2 tablespoons tomato paste,divided
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    3 tablespoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley

How to Make Roasted Turkey Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F with a racks the upper thirds. Soak bread in milk in a small bowl until softened, about four minutes.
    Cook pancetta, onion, and garlic in one tablespoon oil with 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat until onion is softened, about 6 minutes. Cool slightly.
    Squeeze bread to remove excess milk, then discard milk. Lightly beat egg in a large bowl, then combine with turkey, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, pancetta mixture, bread, and parsley. Form 12 meatballs and arrange on baking rack on top of a roasting pan.
    Stir together remaining tablespoons of tomato paste and oil and brush over meatballs (the paste/oil does not mix in any cohesive manner, but just smoosh it on , bake in upper third of oven until meatballs are cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes .

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About Roasted Turkey Meatballs

Course/Dish: Turkey Roasts



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