Mexican Turkey Meatballs with Creamy Salsa

mexican turkey meatballs

This is a fun and healthy appetizer to serve at cocktail parties.  Sherrie suggests shaping and refrigerating the meatballs ahead, and then baking them as the first guests arrive.

 

Mexican Turkey Meatballs with Creamy Salsa
Serves 36
This is a fun and healthy appetizer to serve at cocktail parties. Sherrie suggests shaping and refrigerating the meatballs ahead, and then baking them as the first guests arrive.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 pound ground turkey
  2. 1 egg, beaten
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  5. 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  6. 1 teaspoon chili powder
  7. 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  8. 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips
  9. 3/4 cup fat-free sour cream
  10. 1/2 cup salsa
Instructions
  1. 1. Wash hands.
  2. 2. In medium bowl combine turkey, egg, garlic, onion, breadcrumbs, chili powder and cumin. Shape into approximately 36, 3/4 inch balls.
  3. 3. Place tortilla chips in self-sealing plastic bag. Add meatballs to bag and toss gently to coat meatballs thoroughly. Wash hands.
  4. 4. Lightly coat 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick spray and arrange meatballs. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center.
  5. 5. In small bowl combine sour cream and salsa. Use as dip for meatballs.
Notes
  1. 1 serving: Calories 126, Protein 2.9 g, Fat 2.1 g (Saturated .5 g), Cholesterol 16.3 mg, Sodium 55 mg, Carbohydrate 3.7 g, Fiber .3 g
Iowa Turkey Federation http://iowaturkey.org/