Versatile Saucy Meatballs
Combine the water and bulgur in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on High for 1 minute (see Tip); do not drain. Cool slightly.Advertisement
Stir egg, desired seasoning, salt and pepper into bulgur mixture. Add ground turkey (or beef); mix well. Shape into 24 meatballs. Place in a microwave-safe 2-quart square baking dish. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on High for 4 minutes, rearranging once; drain off liquid.
Pour undrained stewed tomatoes over meatballs. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on High for 1 to 3 minutes more or until meatballs are no longer pink in centers (165 degrees F). Sprinkle with basil, cilantro or green onion.
Tip: Low-wattage microwave ovens may require more time, while high-wattage microwave ovens may require less time.
3 lean protein, 1/2 fat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 vegetable