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Lemony Turkey Meatballs

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  Egg white 1 , beaten
  Rolled oats/Whole bran cereal 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Shredded lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground raw turkey 1 Pound
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Broccoli flowerets 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green onion 1 , sliced
  Low fat plain yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Hot cooked noodles 3 Cup (48 tbs)

In a mixing bowl combine egg white, cereal, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon peel.
Add turkey; mix well. (Mixture will be soft.)
Shape into 24 meatballs.
Arrange meatballs in a 12x7 1/2x2 inch dish.
Cover with waxed paper.
Cook on 100% power (high) for 4 to 6 minutes or till meatballs are no longer pink, rearranging and turning meatballs over after 3 minutes.
Drain off fat.
Meanwhile, for sauce, in a 4 cup measure stir together chicken broth, broccoli, carrot, and green onion.
In a small bowl stir together yogurt and cornstarch; stir into vegetable mixture.
Cook sauce, uncovered, on high for 4 to 6 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring after every minute till slightly thickened, then every 30 seconds.
Stir in lemon juice; pour sauce over meatballs.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2784 Calories from Fat 546

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.6%

Saturated Fat 16.7 g83.6%

Trans Fat 1.5 g

Cholesterol 754.9 mg251.6%

Sodium 1327.8 mg55.3%

Total Carbohydrates 388 g129.3%

Dietary Fiber 21.7 g86.6%

Sugars 18.6 g

Protein 161 g321.6%

Vitamin A 263% Vitamin C 136.5%

Calcium 41.4% Iron 97.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemony Turkey Meatballs Recipe