Cocktail Turkey Meatballs

“Meatballs made with ground turkey in a tangy barbecue style sauce. Serve warm with toothpicks for a tasty appetizer.”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
16 meatballs
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • FOR THE MEATBALLS
  • 12 lb ground turkey
  • 14 cup breadcrumbs
  • 14 cup buttermilk (I used low fat)
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage, finely minced
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • pepper
  • oil (for frying)
  • FOR THE SAUCE
  • 12 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. For the meatballs, combine breadcrumbs and buttermilk in small bowl and let sit for about 5 minutes.
  2. Combine turkey in medium bowl with egg, fresh sage, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Roll into 1-inch meatballs.
  5. Make the sauce in a small saucepan combining the ketchup, vinegar and honey over medium heat.
  6. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  7. Heat large skillet over medium high heat with a little oil for frying, and add meatballs.
  8. Fry meatballs until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  9. Lower heat and pour sauce over meatballs, stirring gently to coat, and let simmer over low heat for about 5 minutes or until nicely combined and heated through.
  10. Serve meatballs with toothpicks.
  11. Can be kept warm in a chafing dish or a crockpot.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: