Thursday, April 26, 2012

Turkey Meatballs with Mozerella Cheese

Turkey Meatballs with Mozerella Cheese

1 pound ground turkey thigh
1 pound ground turkey breast
1 cup finely chopped onion
4 cloves minced garlic
1 egg
1 cup bread crumbs seasoned ..or add
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/2 cup Parmiagiano-reggiano cheese
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/4 cup prepared pesto(green)
1/4 cup milk
1 tbs. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 pound mozerella cubes
3 tbsp. olive oil

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Combine turkey with all ingredients except oil.  Mix until blended and make 13/4 inch meatballs.  With a finger, press a hole into each meatball and stick in a piece of cheese and seal meatball.  Place on tinfoiled cookie sheet and drizzle oil all over meatballs.  Bake for 30 minutes. Delicious!

If you want a more moist meatball, place in simmering marinara sauce for a few minutes and serve with pasta. prepared for garlic breath the next day.

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