Party Meatballs

Make these easy turkey appetizer meatballs, then serve with one of the three sauce options.


Party Meatballs

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Servings: 25
Serving size: 3  meatballs
Yield: 75 meatballs
Prep Time: 50 mins
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Ingredients
  •  
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1   
    slightly beaten egg
  • 8   slices 
    bacon, crisp-cooked and finely crumbled (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2  cup 
    fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2  cup 
    snipped fresh basil
  • 1/4  cup 
    plain yogurt or dairy sour cream
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 2   pounds 
    uncooked ground turkey
Sweet and Sour Chili Sauce
  • 1  10  ounce bottle 
    sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 1/3  cup 
    mango nectar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    chili powder
  • 1   
    large clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    finely shredded lime peel
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt

Alfredo Sauce
  • 1  16  ounce jar 
    purchased Alfredo sauce
  • 1/4  cup 
    milk
  • 8   slices 
    crisp-cooked, crumbled bacon (about 1/2 cup)
  •  
    Salt and pepper
  • 1/2  cup 
    snipped fresh basil

Peach Sauce
  • 2   tablespoons 
    butter
  • 1/2  cup 
    coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/4  cup 
    finely chopped red onion
  • 2   tablespoons 
    yellow mustard
  • 2   tablespoons 
    molasses
  • 3   cups 
    coarsely chopped fresh or thawed frozen peaches
  • 2   tablespoons 
    snipped fresh parsley

Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line two 15x10x1-inch baking pans or large baking sheets with foil. Lightly coat foil with nonstick spray; set aside.
2.
In a large bowl combine egg, bacon, bread crumbs, basil, yogurt, pepper, and salt. Add ground turkey; mix well. Shape into 75 one-inch meatballs (about 1 tablespoon each). Place on pans.
3.
Bake on separate oven racks for 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink. Serve with sauce or skewered. Makes 25 (three-meatball) servings.
Sweet and Sour Chili Sauce
1.
In a saucepan combine sweet-and-sour sauce, mango nectar, chili powder, garlic, lime peel and salt. Heat through over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally.

Alfredo Sauce
1.
In a saucepan, combine Alfredo sauce and milk. Heat through. Stir in bacon. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle sauce with basil.

Peach Sauce
1.
In a saucepan melt butter. Add pecans and red onion. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes or until onion is tender and pecans are toasted. Stir in yellow mustard and molasses. Add peaches. Heat through. Just before serving, stir in fresh parsley.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 82, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 39, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 2, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, pro. (g) 8, vit. A (IU) 49, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 4, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 152, Potassium (mg) 89, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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