Skinny Turkey Meatballs with Wild Blueberry BBQ Sauce
Recipe type: Appetizer, Side Dish, Party Dish
Nutrition Information (for meatball and sauce): Calories 59; Fat 1g; Saturated Fat 0g; Carbohydrates 8g; Protein 5g; Cholesterol 20mg; Sodium 230mg; Fiber 0g
  • For the meatballs:
  • 2 pounds skinless ground turkey breast*
  • 1 cup frozen Wild Blueberries thawed
  • ¾ cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • *Alternatively you can purchase turkey breast and cut it into ½ inch cubes
  • For the BBQ sauce:
  • 1¼ cups frozen Wild Blueberries thawed
  • ¼ cup catsup
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup minced ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  1. Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Combine all the ingredients and mix thoroughly. If using cubed turkey, mix ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the turkey is coarsely chopped (approx. ¼ inch. Do not over process).
  4. Using a tablespoon, scoop out rounded tablespoons (if necessary, use your hands to form the balls) and place on a parchment lined baking pan and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. (The meatballs may be a little “soft” and not form perfect balls but that’s fine).
  5. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
  6. For the BBQ Sauce:
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