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

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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 it’s 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 & 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:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

MAKING:

  1. 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.
  2. Using an ice cream scoop, divide into balls.
  3. Mix breadcrumbs with grated cheese and herbs.
  4. Roll the meatballs over breadcrumbs mixture and place on baking tray.
  5. Pop into oven and for 20 minutes.

SERVING:

  1. Serve and enjoy!
Things You Will Need
Baking tray with silpat/ mat
Large bowl
Ice cream scoop

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Dish: 
Meatball
Method: 
Baked
Course: 
Appetizer
Cuisine: 
American
Ingredient: 
Ground Turkey
Occasion: 
Christmas, Thanksgiving
Interest: 
Holiday, Easy
Taste: 
Savory
Channel: 
SmartWoman.tv
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
15

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 89 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.7%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.7 mg8.2%

Sodium 212.6 mg8.9%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.33 g1.3%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 9 g18.2%

Vitamin A 4.6% Vitamin C 5.3%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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