Light Turkey Meatballs




Light Turkey Meatballs

original recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/341533/light-turkey-meatballs

Ingredients:
  • 3 slices whole-wheat sandwich bread
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey (93 percent lean, dark meat)
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 large egg
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Instructions:

Place bread in food processor; pulse until fine crumbs form. In a small bowl, mix breadcrumbs with milk; set aside at least 5 minutes.

In a large bowl, combine turkey, scallions, garlic, parsley, egg, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and breadcrumb mixture; mix gently with a fork.

With hands, form mixture into balls, each equal to 2 level tablespoons; arrange in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

To freeze, place baking sheet with meatballs in the freezer, and freeze for 1 hour to set their shape; transfer frozen meatballs to an airtight container or resealable plastic bag, and freeze for up to 3 months.

1 Response to "Light Turkey Meatballs"

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