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BUFFALO TURKEY MEATBALLS

CookingAddic This recipe for buffalo turkey meatballs is tender meatballs made with ground turkey that are tossed in a homemade chipotle sauce and served with a skinny blue cheese dip.


This recipe for buffalo turkey meatballs is tender meatballs made with ground turkey that are tossed in a homemade chipotle sauce and served with a skinny blue cheese dip. TasteOrganicTurkey TurkeyTuesday AD


INGREDIENTS
  • For the meatballs:
  1. 1 pound Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey
  2. 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1 teaspoon onion powder
  5. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  6. ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • For the buffalo sauce:
  1. ½ cup red wine vinegar
  2. 1 cannedchipotle pepper, finely minced (remove the seeds before mincing to tone down the heat)
  3. 1 tablespoon honey
  4. 1 tablespoon ancho chile powder
  5. 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  6. 2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  7. salt and pepper to taste
  8. 1 teaspoon cornstarch

  • Blue cheese dipping sauce:
  1. 1/2 cup low or non fat greek yogurt
  2. ½ cup low fat sour cream
  3. ⅓ cup crumbled blue cheese
  4. salt and pepper to taste
  5. 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the broiler. Combine all of the meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Using wet hands, shape the meat into balls that are 2 inches in diameter. Place the meatballs on a sheet pan that has been lined with foil and coated in cooking spray.
  2. Broil, for 8-10 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.
  3. While the meatballs cook, make the sauce.
  4. Bring the vinegar, chipotle, honey and chile powder to a simmer in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Once it reaches a simmer, remove the mixture from the heat and whisk in the mustard and butter. Place the sauce pan back on the heat and bring to a simmer. Mix the cornstarch with 1 teaspoon of cold water; add the constarch mixture to the pan. Simmer for 2-3 minutes or until sauce has slightly thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. For the blue cheese sauce:
  6. Combine all of the ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or up to one day. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
  7. To assemble: place the meatballs on a plate and drizzle the sauce over the top; toss gently to coat. Serve with blue cheese sauce.


This recipe for buffalo turkey meatballs is tender meatballs made with ground turkey that are tossed in a homemade chipotle sauce and served with a skinny blue cheese dip. TasteOrganicTurkey TurkeyTuesday AD