How to make Turkey Meatballs Recipe

In this recipe we are going to make some homemade meatballs for those people who are lovers of turkey meat, special for Thanksgiving Day. Being a much cheaper option than the traditional stuffed turkey , it is available to all budgets and allows anyone who wants to celebrate this day to do so with a good turkey dish. Discover with the steps to learn how to prepare these delicious turkey meatballs and enjoy them with your loved ones.

How to make Turkey Meatballs:

The first step in making Thanksgiving meatballs is to pre-list the ingredients. Keep in mind that you can use whatever paste you want.The first thing we are going to do is the base sauce , which is the one that will give this recipe a lot of flavor, because in we will finish the cooking of the turkey meatballs.

Turkey Meatballs Recipe
Turkey Meatballs Recipe

To make it, take a deep pot over medium heat and add a teaspoon of sunflower oil, once hot add the celery, white onion and carrot in large pieces. Sauté for a few minutes.Add the tomato with seeds , there is no problem since we are going to liquefy this sauce and strain it later. Sauté the ingredients very well adding salt, black pepper and garlic paste to taste. Deglaze with the red wine to remove all the flavors from the bottom of the pot.

Cover our sauce with the broth or chicken stock .

Add a tablespoon of sugar to the broth to counteract the acidity of the tomatoes. Leave the homemade sauce for the turkey meatballs to preserve over medium heat for about 20-25 minutes, try and if you want you can add other ingredients. Turn off the heat and let it cool.

Now we are going to make the turkey meatballs . In a bowl, add the ground turkey, breadcrumbs, and eggs. Mix very well until the ingredients are integrated.Add the fresh parsley, salt and black pepper to the previous preparation and mix very well until the ingredients are integrated.

To make the turkey meatballs, form balls with your hands the size shown in the photograph; the ideal is that they are medium.Pass the homemade meatballs in the wheat flour and set them aside.Once the sauce is cold, blend and pass through a strainer to obtain a fine sauce like the one seen in the photograph. Bring it to a simmer and let it keep.

Take a pan with enough oil to fry

Add the turkey meatballs once the oil is hot and seal them on all sides. It is important that we bear in mind that what we want is to finish cooking the meatballs in the homemade sauce that we make.Remove the turkey meatballs to a bowl when you have sealed them.As we have our homemade sauce over low heat, we are going to add the oregano as a final touch.

Turkey Meatballs Recipe 2022
Turkey Meatballs Recipe 2022

Then, add the turkey meatballs and leave for an additional 10-15 minutes to finish cooking in the sauce . Once you consider that the meatballs are at the desired cooking time, you can turn off the heat and start serving.Serve the recipe for turkey meatballs in sauce during Thanksgiving dinner by accompanying the dish with the pasta you have selected.

In my case, I wanted to accompany it with a short pasta, sprinkle a little Parmesan cheese on top and decorate each of the dishes with a pinch of oregano. Don’t forget the traditional apple salad or the popular pumpkin pie ! If you liked the recipe for Turkey Meatballs 

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