Turkey Meatballs in Cranberry Sauce

Looking for a hearty appetizer recipe? Then check out these turkey meatballs served in cranberry sauce - ready in just 35 minutes!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 15

Ingredients

1
lb lean ground turkey
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
1/4
cup uncooked instant white or brown rice
1/4
cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs
1
egg, lightly beaten, or 1/4 cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product
1
teaspoon salt, if desired
1/2
teaspoon poultry seasoning
1
can (16 oz) jellied cranberry sauce
1/2
cup water
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except cranberry sauce and water. Shape mixture into about 45 (1-inch) balls.
  • 2 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs; cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until thermometer inserted in center of meatballs reads 165°F.
  • 3 Gently stir in cranberry sauce and water. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until cranberry sauce is melted and smooth.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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