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Mini Italian Meatballs

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mini Italian Meatballs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 478kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 medium russet potato
  • 1 pound Ground turkey, 93% lean, 7% fat, raw
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, dried
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

Serve With

  • 4 cup lettuce, romaine
  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1/4 cup Italian dressing, low fat
  • 2 cup grapes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Wrap potatoes in foil and pierce with a fork. Bake 35 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl mix together the turkey, garlic powder, parsley, oregano, egg, salt, pepper, and bread crumbs. Form into small meatballs, approximately 1 inch in diameter.
  • Heat 1-2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium. Add meatballs and cook until browned and no longer pink on the inside. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • For the salad: Chop romaine; slice tomato and cucumber. Combine all veggies and drizzle with dressing just before serving.
  • Serve meatballs with potatoes, grapes, and salad on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 550mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g

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