Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Turkey Meatballs



Ingredients
1 pound lean ground turkey
1 large egg, beaten
3/4 cup cooked quinoa
1/3 cup golden raisins
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon Braggs amino acids
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper then spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl, mix together the turkey, egg, quinoa, raisins, ketchup, braggs amino acids, salt, garlic powder, and pepper until well combined.
3. Using a table spoon or melon scoop make 20 bite-size meatballs.
4. Bake until cooked through and golden brown, about 15 minutes.
5. Serve with tooth picks. Kids tend to eat anything that is on a stick

Tip: For the quinoa, cook 1/4 cup dry quinoa according to package directions. The yield will be 3/4 cup.

Dipping Sauce

Ingredients
1/2 small can pineapple juice
2 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons honey

Directions
1. Whisk together ingredients.
2. Place in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.
3. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, stirring constantly until thickened, about 3 minutes.
4. Serve and dip!

2 comments:

  1. These look so good I am going to make them for my kids tonight.

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  2. Thanks Dawn. I am going to try making these tonight.

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