Apple Turkey Meatballs Recipe @pinch

Meatballs are always popular and this puts a fall twist on them. They're unique because apples and Dijon mustard are added to the ground turkey. After being baked, the meatballs remain nice and moist. Then they're coated with a light balsamic glaze that gives the turkey meatballs an amazing sweet and tangy flavor, These make a great appetizer or main dish (serve over long-grain rice). Apple + turkey with sticky sauce. Yum! These are great to make in bulk on a Sunday afternoon. Then you just grab throughout the week for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

apple turkey meatballs
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Turkey Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 cup(s) Panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup(s) Parmesan cheese
  • 1 - egg
  • slightly beaten
  • 1 - apples
  • Granny Smith or Fuji
  • diced small
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon(s) parsley
  • chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1 pound(s) ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup(s) onion
  • sauteed
  • 1 cup(s) apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup(s) maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
Intructions :
  • Preheat oven to 350. Dice onion and apple.
  • Sautu00e9 onion in a small amount of oil till semi-transparent.
  • In a large bowl
  • mix the onions and diced apple with the remaining meatball ingredients.
  • Form into meatballs using an ice cream scoop with swing lever (makes the perfect size). Place meatballs about 1 inch apart on a large oiled baking pan or cookie sheet.
  • Cook in a 350 F oven for 20-30 min
  • checking often not to overcook as these will go into the skillet with the sauce for about 5-8 more minutes of cooking.
  • Combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  • Simmer
  • uncovered for 10 minutes
  • stirring occasionally. Look out! the vinegar is pungent!
  • Place meatballs into large skillet.
  • Add sauce.
  • Cook over low heat for 5-8 min. Stir only enough to coat the meatballs or they will want to fall apart. Can just skip this step and use it as a dipping sauce... but they are so good like this! ]

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