Showing posts from February 1, 2011

Tuesday's Cupboard—Meatballs!

Something to break up the winter mealtime doldrums 

Turkey Meatballs with Fresh Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Prep time:  30 minutes
Cook time:  40 minutes
Serves:  4  (Makes about 30 meatballs)

This Indian-spiced meat mixture makes great hamburgers, too!  Try them on folded naan with a spoonful of chutney and sliced Roma tomatoes.  Adapted from Sunset, January 2011

I don't eat cute, fluffy baby animals, so this recipe which originally called for lamb had to be adapted!

Turkey Meatballs
1 tsp. each ground cumin, ground coriander & ground fennel1/2 tsp. each black pepper, cinnamon & kosher salt1/4 tsp. cayenne 1/4 tsp. tumeric1.25 lb. ground turkey1 lg. egg or 1/4 c. egg substituteMix the above ingredients in a bowl and let it firm up in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes. Cooking spray 

3 T. of 0% Fage (pronounced, "fay-eh") nonfat Greek yogurt (Safeway carries this)1 tsp. peeled fresh ginger, cut into small chunks or cubes1/2 medium-size red, yellow or orange bell pe…