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Sweet and Zesty Meatballs with Pepper Sauce

sweet and zesty meatballs with pepper sauce Appetizer
Sweet and Zesty Meatballs with Pepper Sauce
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 30

Delicious appetizers ready in just 40 minutes! Serve these turkey meatballs baked using Progresso® Plain Bread Crumbs in a sweet and peppery sauce.

Updated June 2, 2011

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 1/2
    lb. lean ground turkey
  • 1/2
    cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3
    cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4
    teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/8
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten

Sauce

  • 3/4
    cup chili sauce
  • 1/2
    cup grape jelly
  • 1
    medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1
    medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1
    medium yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine all meatball ingredients; blend well. Shape into 1-inch meatballs; place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  • 2
    Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until browned and thoroughly cooked.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large saucepan, combine chili sauce and grape jelly; mix well. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Add cooked meatballs and bell peppers. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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