Turkey Meatballs With Herbs, Spices, Cheese And Nuts - 12 Days Of Christmas

This is truly a stereo typical Christmas in one bite(or two). Turkey is mixed with onion, garlic and paprika, pine nuts, cranberries, cubes of Asiago, sage, parsley and rosemary before its rolled into a breadcrumb, cheese and herb mixture and baked.

Ingredients

Ground lean turkey 1 Pound
Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
Smoked paprika 1 Teaspoon
Pine nuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped dried cranberries 1 Tablespoon
Parboiled rice 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (white, leftover)
Asiago cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (cubes)
Chopped mixed herbs 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Parsley, Sage and Rosemary)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Chopped red pepper 2 Tablespoon
Fresh breadcrumbs 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated asiago cheese 2 Tablespoon
Chopped herbs 2 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY:

Preheat oven to 350F.

MAKING:

In a large bowl, combine turkey, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, pine nuts, cranberries, rice, cheese, mixed herbs, salt, pepper, red pepper and mix well.

Using an ice cream scoop, divide into balls.

Mix breadcrumbs with grated cheese and herbs.

Roll the meatballs over breadcrumbs mixture and place on baking tray.

Pop into oven and for 20 minutes.

SERVING:

Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 89Calories from Fat 32

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 212 mg8.83%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 1 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet