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Give a family favorite a healthy makeover! These meatballs are packed with veggies and made with turkey, to give them a healthy spin. Serve with veggie rice for a delicious dinner or as a fun appetizer.

Hidden Veggie Turkey Meatballs
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Servings 6 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Give a family favorite a healthy makeover! These meatballs are packed with veggies and made with turkey, to give them a healthy spin. Serve with veggie rice for a delicious dinner or as a fun appetizer.
Ingredients
  • 1 small Little Bear Brand® sweet onion, quartered
  • 4 ounces baby carrots
  • 4 mini sweet peppers
  • 1 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup sesame ginger dressing
  • 6 cups cooked brown rice
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place onion, carrots and peppers in food processor and blend until smooth. Alternatively, finely chop ingredients by hand.
  3. Combine bread crumbs, egg, turkey and veggie mixture in bowl, mix well. Form mixture into 24 golf ball-sized meatballs.
  4. Place in baking dish and bake for 25 minutes or until slightly browned and meat is no longer pink.
  5. Remove from oven and toss with dressing. Serve over 1 cup brown rice.
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 512
  • Fat 17.01g
  • Protein 23.73g
  • Carbohydrates 62.56g
  • Fiber 5.02g
  • Sodium 394mg
  • Calcium 79mg
  • Iron 3.08mg
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Servings 6 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Give a family favorite a healthy makeover! These meatballs are packed with veggies and made with turkey, to give them a healthy spin. Serve with veggie rice for a delicious dinner or as a fun appetizer.
Ingredients
  • 1 small Little Bear Brand® sweet onion, quartered
  • 4 ounces baby carrots
  • 4 mini sweet peppers
  • 1 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup sesame ginger dressing
  • 6 cups cooked brown rice
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place onion, carrots and peppers in food processor and blend until smooth. Alternatively, finely chop ingredients by hand.
  3. Combine bread crumbs, egg, turkey and veggie mixture in bowl, mix well. Form mixture into 24 golf ball-sized meatballs.
  4. Place in baking dish and bake for 25 minutes or until slightly browned and meat is no longer pink.
  5. Remove from oven and toss with dressing. Serve over 1 cup brown rice.
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 512
  • Fat 17.01g
  • Protein 23.73g
  • Carbohydrates 62.56g
  • Fiber 5.02g
  • Sodium 394mg
  • Calcium 79mg
  • Iron 3.08mg
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