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Healthy Honey Garlic Meatballs - Gluten Free

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Learn how to make Honey Garlic Glazed Meatballs! Jenny's meatballs are healthy, gluten free and made with lean turkey. Enjoy!
Ingredients
For meatballs
  Eggs 1 Large
  Low fat milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (or cream)
  Sweet onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely
  Kosher salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground turkey 1 Pound (93% lean)
  Tortilla chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), crushed
  Non stick cooking spray 2 Dash
For the sauce
  Butter 1⁄2 Tablespoon (light)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Ketchup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon (gluten free)
  Cayenne pepper/Hot sauce To Taste
  Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Line the baking tray with foil and set aside.

MAKING
3. In a bowl, add the egg, milk, onion, kosher salt, ground turkey and crushed tortilla chips.
4. With clean hands, mix these ingredients well till combined.
5. Make ball of 1 or 1 ½ inch size and place on the lined baking tray sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
6. Put the tray in the oven and bake for 15 minutes or till the meatball are cooked through.
7. In the meanwhile, in a pan, melt butter.
8. Put garlic, ketchup, honey, soy sauce, cayenne pepper and apple cider vinegar. Stir and mix well.
9. Simmer for another 2 minutes and turn off the heat.
10. Take the meatball out of the oven. Roll them in the honey garlic sauce in batches as required.

SERVING
11. In a serving plate, serve the meatballs as it is or as a main dish with choice of salad or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Mixing
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 336 Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.7%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.6%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 147.1 mg49%

Sodium 1413.8 mg58.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.58 g2.3%

Sugars 25.5 g

Protein 24 g47.4%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C 4.8%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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