Salsa Turkey Meatballs

Ground turkey and salsa create a jazzy new meatball!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
pound ground turkey
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
3
tablespoons milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
egg
1
jar (16 ounces) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Mix all ingredients except salsa and green onions. Shape mixture into twenty 1 1/2-inch meatballs.
  • 2 Place in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of meatballs reads 165°F.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, place salsa and meatballs. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until salsa and meatballs are hot. Sprinkle with green onions.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Mix all ingredients except salsa and green onions. Shape mixture into twenty 1 1/2-inch meatballs.
  • 2 Place in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of meatballs reads 165°F.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, place salsa and meatballs. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until salsa and meatballs are hot. Sprinkle with green onions.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Bake meatballs (without salsa) in advance, then freeze up to 1 month. Heat salsa to boiling, then stir in frozen meatballs. Simmer uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until meatballs are heated through.

Serve with hot cooked rice and a tossed green salad.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
1000mg
1000%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.