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Turkey Meatballs

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Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs - Great healthy party food - lean meat with vegetables

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
160
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie160 kcal(8 %)
Protein27 g(28 %)
Fat4 g(3 %)
Carbohydrates3 g(2 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.8 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin16.6 mg(138 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate20 μg(7 %)
Pantothenic acid0.8 mg(13 %)
Biotin12.6 μg(28 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C37 mg(39 %)
Potassium443 mg(11 %)
Calcium49 mg(5 %)
Magnesium29 mg(10 %)
Iron1.5 mg(10 %)
Iodine5 μg(3 %)
Zinc2 mg(25 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.6 g
Uric acid128 mg
Cholesterol60 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1
Red Bell pepper (About 200 g)
1
Onion (About 40 g)
1
6 sprigs
14 ounces
2 teaspoons
3 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Bowl, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 great Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

1.
Turkey Meatballs preparation step 1

Wash the pepper and then cut it into quarters. Remove the seeds and then finely chop.

2.
Turkey Meatballs preparation step 2

Peel and finely chop the onion and garlic.

3.
Turkey Meatballs preparation step 3

Wash the parsley, shake it dry, then pluck off the leaves and chop finely with a large knife.

4.
Turkey Meatballs preparation step 4

Combine the peppers, onions, garlic and parsley in a bowl. Add the ground meat, bread crumbs and cheese.  Fold gently to mix together thoroughly. Season the mixture with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. 

5.
Turkey Meatballs preparation step 5

Wet your hands to prevent sticking and then form 24 small balls with the minced mixture. 

6.
Turkey Meatballs preparation step 6

Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet at medium heat. Place the balls in the oil for about 10 minutes until browned. Drain the balls of excess oil on paper towels. Can be served warm or cold.