Spicy Turkey Meatballs


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Spicy Turkey Meatballs

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Turkey meatballs covered in sauce and sesame seeds on wooden skewers

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    These freezer-friendly spicy meatballs are perfect for meal prep. To reheat, just thread them onto skewers and bake on a large baking sheet at 300 degrees for 15 minutes.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 8
    Turkey Meatballs
    2 (1-oz. each) slices Hy-Vee Bakery 10-grain bread, torn into chunks
    2 Hy-Vee large eggs, lightly beaten
    ¼ c. green onions, sliced
    2 clove(s) garlic, minced
    1 tbsp. fresh thyme, minced
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    2 lbs. 93%-lean ground turkey
    Spicy Sriracha Sauce
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee honey
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee ketchup
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee Sriracha sauce
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee apple cider vinegar
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
    Sesame seeds, for garnish
    ⅔ c. cooked brown rice

    Things To Grab

    • Food processor
    • Medium bowl
    • Meat thermometer
    • Medium saucepan


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place bread in food processor. Cover and process into crumbs.

    2. Combine eggs, bread crumbs, green onions, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Add ground turkey; mix well. Shape into 40 meatballs. Arrange meatballs on a large rimmed baking pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until done (165 degrees). Cool slightly.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      If desired, cool meatballs completely and place in storage containers. Refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw meatballs in refrigerator before reheating.
      Hy-Vee Balance Magazine
    3. Combine honey, ketchup, sriracha, apple cider vinegar, and garlic powder in a saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Brush meatballs with sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired. Serve over brown rice.

    Nutrition facts


    330 Calories per serving
    5 meatballs

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 9g
    • Cholesterol: 125mg
    • Sodium: 680mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
    • Protein: 24g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Balance August 2018