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Italian-Style Turkey Meatball Skewers

Italian-Style Turkey Meatball Skewers

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
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Naturally packed with Italian flavor and whole grain goodness, these meatballs are perfect for a quick bite or party appetizer.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 139 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 10.2 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 364 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Foil-line one baking sheet.
  2. Break bread slices into pieces; place in blender or food processor. Process until finely ground into crumbs. Remove 3/4 cup, reserve remaining bread crumbs.
  3. Combine turkey, 3/4 cup bread crumbs, egg whites, onion, chopped basil, sun dried tomatoes, garlic, pepper and salt in medium bowl. Divide turkey mixture into 36, 1-inch balls; roll in remaining bread crumbs. Place on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until cooked through. Remove from oven.
  5. Assemble meatballs, basil leaves and tomatoes on skewers. Serve with prepared marinara sauce.
  6. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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Reviews

lutzflcat
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lutzflcat

8/30/2012

The meatballs have good flavor, but I could do without the breading and it certainly would be less messy. And I had a LOT (maybe 2 bread slices) of crumbs that I threw away. I had some asiago cheese in the fridge, so I added a small cube to each skewer; it really enhanced the flavor of the appetizer. I like the portion-control aspect of this, and it would be nice for a buffet table or finger food for a party. The next time I make these, I'll try half breaded and the rest unbreaded and see which turns out better.

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