Half Italian, half down-home barbecue fare, these turkey meatballs are 100% delicious. Try them as an appetizer or in a sub sandwich.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

bake:
22 mins to 25 mins at 350°
prep:
30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
40 to 45
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Italian-Herb Turkey Meatballs

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with parchment paper; set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, combine egg, turkey, Garana Padano, parsley, oregano, panko, ricotta, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, crushed red pepper, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix together with your hands. Shape meat mixture into 1 1/2-inch meatballs. Place meatballs in the prepared pan. Brush with olive oil.

  • Bake for 22 to 25 minutes or until cooked through (165°F). Serve with Balsamic BBQ Sauce for Meatballs.

Nutrition Facts (Italian-Herb Turkey Meatballs)

44 calories; total fat 3g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 19mg; sodium 84mg; potassium 68mg; carbohydrates 1g; fiber 0g; sugar 0g; protein 4g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 108IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 3mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 23mg; iron 0mg.

Balsamic BBQ Sauce for Meatballs

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  • Stir together all ingredients in a small saucepan until smooth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, over medium heat about 20 minutes or until reduced to 1 1/3 cups, stirring occasionally.

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