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Rosalie Fiorino Harpole's Italian Turkey Meatballs In Marinara Sauce

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Ingredients
For the turkey meatballs
  Turkey meat 1 Pound
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mince
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Fennel seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 Medium, beaten
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
For the marinara sauce
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, chop
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped finely
  Tomatoes puree 15 Ounce
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomato sauce 15 Ounce
  Tomato paste 4 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Chop the garlic, parsley and onion keep in separate bowls.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl combine the turkey meat, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic, parsley fennel seeds, eggs and salt and pepper,
3. Once mixed well make small meatballs and fry them in a pan with olive oil until brown on all sides remove and keep it aside.
4. In the same pan add the olive oil and sauté onion and garlic, once brown add the tomatoes, sugar, dried basil, red pepper flakes and chicken stock and let it simmer.
5. After 5 minutes add the salt and pepper, tomato sauce, tomato paste and water, simmer for few more minutes.
6. Add the turkey meat balls and simmer for 10 minutes.

SERVING
7. Serve the Turkey Meatballs in Marinara Sauce along with crusty Italian bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Restriction: 
Pregnancy, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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