Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Low-Point Turkey and Broccoli Meatballs


Have a hard time getting your children to eat their vegetables? You won't with this delicious meatball recipe with broccoli and cheese baked right in! Made with ground turkey instead of beef, these healthy meatballs pack such a great taste in every bite!

Low-Point Turkey and Broccoli Meatballs
- 10 oz. frozen package Green Giant Broccoli & Cheese Sauce, thawed and finely chopped
- 1 lb. 4 oz. (about 20 oz.) ground turkey
- 1/4 cup minced onions
- 1 Tbs minced garlic
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1/2 cup Panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1 tsp. teriyaki sauce
- 1 tsp. soy sauce
- 2 Tbs. Splenda
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a muffin pan with Pam cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine chopped broccoli and cheese, ground turkey, onions, garlic, salt, pepper, and Panko. Form balls with turkey mixture and place in muffin pan. In a separate small bowl, mix water, vinegar, ketchup, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, and Splenda. Spoon sauce over meatballs and place in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Enjoy! If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here.
Total servings - 11
Serving size - 1
Points per serving - 2

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