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

Recipe by Fabio Viviani
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Italian-Herb Turkey Meatballs

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

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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