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Cheesy Turkey Meatballs

 
One serving costs about $2.67 One serving costs about $2.67

$2.67 per serving

6 people like this recipe

6 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:66%

Spoonacular Score: 66%

 

Cheesy Turkey Meatballs might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 4 servings with 465 calories, 37g of protein, and 12g of fat each. For $2.67 per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 6 would say it hit the spot. Head to the store and pick up egg, breadcrumbs, worcestershire, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the egg you could follow this main course with the Rose Levy Beranbaum's Chocolate Tomato Cake with Mystery Ganache as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 68%. This score is pretty good. Try Cheesy Turkey Meatballs, Cheesy Pizza Turkey Meatballs, and One Pot Cheesy Tortellini and Meatballs for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
4 cups
4 cups bbq sauce
bbq sauce
0.75 cups
0.75 cups breadcrumbs
breadcrumbs
1
1  shredded carrot
shredded carrot
1
1  egg
egg
1 clove
1 clove garlic
garlic
1 lb
1 lb ground turkey
ground turkey
1 cup
1 cup milk
milk
1 cup
1 cup diced onion
diced onion
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps pepper
pepper
some
some salt
salt
0.5 cups
0.5 cups shredded cheddar
shredded cheddar
1 tsp
1 tsp worcestershire
worcestershire
4 cups bbq sauce
4 cups
bbq sauce
0.75 cups breadcrumbs
0.75 cups
breadcrumbs
1  shredded carrot
1
shredded carrot
1  egg
1
egg
1 clove garlic
1 clove
garlic
1 lb ground turkey
1 lb
ground turkey
1 cup milk
1 cup
milk
1 cup diced onion
1 cup
diced onion
0.25 tsps pepper
0.25 tsps
pepper
some salt
some
salt
0.5 cups shredded cheddar
0.5 cups
shredded cheddar
1 tsp worcestershire
1 tsp
worcestershire

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. Add together in a large bowl your turkey, breadcrumbs, egg, salt, Worcestershire, milk, carrot, onion, cheese, garlic and pepper.
  2. Mix it together well. I actually use my hands to mix it together (after a good washing of course). Its just easier and youre going to need to get dirty anyway to make the meatballs. Once youve mixed it up good, grab small handfuls of your meat mixture, roll them into balls.
  3. Heat up about a tablespoon of oil in a large skillet on medium high heat. When the oil is heated up, drop your balls into the pan.
  4. Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes, flipping to all sides, until they are cooked through. Once they are cooked up, drain any leftover oil and add in your bbq sauce.
  5. Heat and serve.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.67
Ingredient
1 cup bbq sauce
¾ cups breadcrumbs
1 shredded carrot
1 egg
1 clove garlic
1 pound ground turkey
1 cup milk
1 cup diced onion
¼ teaspoons pepper
½ cups shredded cheddar
1 teaspoon worcestershire
Price
$1.12
$0.32
$0.11
$0.24
$0.07
$7.48
$0.33
$0.35
$0.01
$0.61
$0.03
$10.68

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a brand of gluten-free breadcrumbs.

  • Depending on the recipe, you might be able to substitute almond meal or flaxseed for the breadcrumbs to reduce the carbohydrate content and up the nutrition. For example, almond meal works well for breading, while ground flaxseed can help with binding.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

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Green Tips

  • Did you know you can freeze shredded cheese? If you don't finish it up, don't throw it out!

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

  • Worcestershire sauce often contains anchovies, so if you are vegan, vegetarian, or allergic to seafood, be sure to look for a brand that doesn't!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
464 Calories
37g Protein
11g Total Fat
52g Carbs
18% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
464
23%

Fat
11g
18%

  Saturated Fat
5g
33%

Carbohydrates
52g
18%

  Sugar
30g
34%

Cholesterol
124mg
41%

Sodium
1290mg
56%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
37g
75%

Vitamin B3
13mg
65%

Vitamin A
3038IU
61%

Vitamin B6
1mg
59%

Selenium
39µg
56%

Phosphorus
469mg
47%

Vitamin B2
0.47mg
28%

Calcium
258mg
26%

Vitamin B1
0.35mg
23%

Zinc
3mg
22%

Potassium
773mg
22%

Manganese
0.39mg
20%

Vitamin B12
1µg
19%

Vitamin B5
1mg
18%

Magnesium
68mg
17%

Iron
2mg
16%

Folate
53µg
13%

Copper
0.23mg
11%

Fiber
2g
11%

Vitamin D
1µg
10%

Vitamin E
0.98mg
7%

Vitamin C
4mg
6%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

covered percent of daily need

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