Turkey Meatballs “Viva Mexico”

Appetizers & Snacks

Turkey Meatballs “Viva Mexico”
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 100mg 34%
Sodium 670mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 6g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 29g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.58mg 2%
Calcium 91mg 8%
Iron 3mg 20%
Potassium 860mg 23%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Turkey meatballs are made savory and delicious with the addition of pumpkin and fresh avocado. A flavorful tomato sauce helps makes this dish complete! Top pasta, zucchini noodles or pair with a salad for dinner!

Ingredients

  • Meatball Seasoning:
  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1-1/2 c. bread crumbs
  • 1 ea. large egg
  • 1/2 ea. yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 T. parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 T. chicken bouillon powder
  • 2 t. Worcestershire sauce
  • Side Garnish:
  • 2 ea. zucchini, cut into round slices
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, sliced
  • Sauce:
  • 3 ea. large tomatoes
  • 2 ea. medium garlic cloves
  • 1 T. liquid chicken bouillon
  • 1/2 t. black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a glass bowl, add all the ingredients for seasoning the meat, stir until well incorporated.
  2. Slice zucchinis into thin ½ inch slices and set aside.
  3. In blender, add the tomatoes, garlic cloves, liquid chicken bouillon and black pepper. Blend and put in a pot over medium heat.
  4. Form the meatballs into about 1-1/2 inch thick balls.
  5. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium heat and cook the meatballs until done in the center, approximately 15 minutes. After the meatballs are cooked, add to the tomato sauce and cook for an additional 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Add zucchini to the pot and cook for another 5 minutes.
  7. Serve meatballs with zucchini slices and a few slices of avocado on the side.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Turkey Meatballs “Viva Mexico”
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 100mg 34%
Sodium 670mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 6g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 29g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.58mg 2%
Calcium 91mg 8%
Iron 3mg 20%
Potassium 860mg 23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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