Turkey Meatballs in Tangy Cranberry Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Turkey Meatballs in Tangy Cranberry Sauce  Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Turkey Meatballs in Tangy Cranberry Sauce

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"For a Thanksgiving dinner appetizer or a taste of Thanksgiving anytime, these flavorful turkey meatballs are perfect. The secret is in the cranberry-tomato sauce."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    40 mins


  1. Mix turkey, bread crumbs, milk, salt, 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, the pepper, onion and egg. Shape mixture into twenty 1 1/2-inch meatballs.
  2. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook meatballs in oil about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown.
  3. Stir remaining ingredients into skillet with meatballs. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until meatballs are no longer pink in center.
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Dec 29, 2002

I thought the horseradish was too overpowering and would not make this again. It tasted like meatballs with cocktail sauce to me. The meatballs did taste ok by themselves.

Nov 22, 2002

My family thought this was a keeper. I did use a large (15 oz) can of cranberry sauce and added some chopped garlic to the meat mixture. Also, I did not use any milk, as my ground turkey was quite "watery" as it had been frozen.


5 Ratings

Aug 29, 2002

I made this with all white meat ground turkey. My husband sneers at ground turkey, but was impressed.

Sep 04, 2006

Great and Tangy! My husband loved this dish. I did make small changes. I used 1/2 cup green onions and whole berries cranberry sauce. Then I doubled everything for the sauce except the horseradish.


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  • Calories
  • 391 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39.1 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 144 mg
  • 48%
  • Fat
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 24.9 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 612 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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