Turkey Meatballs With Almonds

Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are so healthy but also really tasty and attractive. Turkey meatballs topped with sauteed tomato and bell pepper. I've served these for weeknight meals and parties, and I never have leftovers. This is also a great make-ahead meal. It came out of an old magazine, I think Bon Appetite.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For sauteed vegetables: Heat olive oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, tomato and bell pepper and cook until vegetables are soft, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.
  3. Add chicken broth, almonds, and bay leaves and simmer until sauce is thick and chunky, about 20 minutes.
  4. Discard bay leaf.
  5. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm before using.).
  7. For meatballs: Preheat oven to 400°F.
  8. Thoroughly combine first 7 ingredients in large bowl.
  9. Season with salt and pepper. S.
  10. hape mixture into 1 1/4-inch balls.
  11. Arrange meatballs on a large baking sheet.
  12. Bake until cooked through and firm to touch, about 12 minutes.
  13. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm before using.).
  14. To Serve: Place warm meatballs on serving platter and spoon warm sauteed vegetables over meatballs.
  15. Garnish with sliced almonds and serve.