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Creole Turkey Meatballs
Diabetic Living Magazine
“For a diabetic main dish that's hearty and full of flavor, combine ground turkey breast, fat-free milk, and oats to make delicious, healthy meatballs.”
Nonstick cooking spray
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green sweet pepper, chopped
½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats
¼ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1 pound uncooked ground turkey
1Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl, combine onion, sweet pepper, rolled oats, egg, milk, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt-free seasoning blend, and Creole seasoning. Add turkey; mix well.
2Using a small ice cream scoop or slightly rounded measuring tablespoon, shape turkey mixture into 1- ¼-inch balls. Arrange in prepared pan.
3Bake, uncovered, about 25 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center (165°F) (see Make Ahead Tip).
To make ahead: Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Uncover and bake as directed in Step 3.