Festive Turkey Meatballs

Festive Turkey Meatballs

"Turkey gives a different twist to these slightly sweet and spicy meatballs. For the holidays, I serve them on a tray lined with parsley and garnished with red pepper or pimientos."
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45 m servings
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  1. In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Add turkey; mix well. Form into 1 in. balls. Place in a greased 13-in.x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until juices run clear. Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan; cook and stir until heated through. Brush meatballs with 1/4 cup sauce; return to the oven for 10 minutes. Serve remaining sauce with meatballs for dipping.

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Delish! I took another user's suggestion and swapped the honey for a can pineapple chunks WITH natural juice, 1 tsp of orange marmalade, and 1 tsp honey. I only had plain old yellow mustard on h...

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I didn't love these meatballs, I think it was the cinnamon, it just didn't seem quite right. And the sauce was maybe a little too sweet. I think I would try them next time without the cinnamon, ...

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Delish! I took another user's suggestion and swapped the honey for a can pineapple chunks WITH natural juice, 1 tsp of orange marmalade, and 1 tsp honey. I only had plain old yellow mustard on h...

I'm counting calories and cholesterol for my husband so I made a few adjustments. The breadcrumbs I replaced with oatbran. I took out the honey and the mustard(because I didn't have it) and repl...

This recipe is better than my meatball recipe. I made this recipe for Thanksgiving and everyone complimented on them. It has a sweet & hint of spicy taste. I followed the recipe exactly.

Tried this dish for a weeknight supper. It was great! I served it with simple basmati rice. I did make some additions however: 1 cl garlic to the meatballs and 2t onion powder (my husband wil...

Even my super-picky nephew LOVED these meatballs. I've made them 3 times since I found the recipe (very unusual for me.) I increased the proportion of the mustard to make the sauce less sweet....

These were different but very yummy. I browned the meatballs in a frying pan and put them in the crockpot with the sauce and set it on low all day (while we went wine tasting :). Along with the ...

I'm giving this 4 out of 5 because while the meatballs were terrific, I had to tweak them a bit and the sauce was kind of awful. I used a pound and a half of turkey because that's how it came p...

Not too bad! I would have preferred them a bit spicier. I also added tofu which changed the texture a bit, but I'd make them again.

This recipe was fantastic!! The meatballs were tender and juicy. The best part is that the sauce is versatile, and also works well with baked pork chops.

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