Turkey-Applesauce Meatballs With Cranberries

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Neta7853

from Good Housekeeping

Top Review by tmbillustration

Fantastic, I love this recipe...I actually had it saved somewhere (hard copy) and lost it. Thank god someone posted it. Can use a jar of gravy or make your own with frozen turkey or chicken drippings. The entire family loves it and it's so easy and fast to make! Thanks for posting it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Line a 15-1/2" x 10-1/2" jelly-roll pan with foil; grease foil.
  3. Heat 4-quart saucepan of water to boiling over high heat.
  4. In large bowl, combine turkey, cornflake crumbs, applesauce, salt, and thyme just until blended. With hands, shape turkey mixture by 1/4 cups into twelve 2-inch meatballs.
  5. Place meatballs, 1 inch apart, in prepared jelly-roll pan. Roast meatballs 15 minutes or just until they lose their pink color throughout.
  6. Meanwhile, add noodles to boiling water and cook as label directs.
  7. Drain noodles; set aside. In same saucepan, combine cranberries, water and sugar. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat; cook 5 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in Dijon mustard.
  8. To serve, divide egg noodles among 4 dinner plates; top with meatballs and cranberry mixture.

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