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Brown Sugar-Glazed Turkey Meatballs

Katerina | Diethood
This recipe for Brown Sugar-Glazed Turkey Meatballs packs a bite-size punch of sweet and spicy, juicy and delicious. These meatballs are baked to perfection and are a perfect appetizer for sharing with friends!
Servings : 30
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


For the Meatballs
  • 1 package (2 lbs.) Butterball Sweet Onion Turkey Burgers, thawed
  • 1/2- cup Italian Style Bread Crumbs
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper , or to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
For the Glaze:
  • 1/2- cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Place a baking/wire rack over a baking sheet; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine thawed turkey burgers, bread crumbs, egg, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, fresh ground pepper, garlic and oregano.
  • Using a wooden spoon, mix until well combined and thoroughly incorporated.
  • Shape mixture into 1-inch balls and place on previously prepared baking sheet. You may have to do this in two batches, depending on the size of your baking sheet.
  • Bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until cooked through.
In the meantime, prepare the glaze.
  • In a large, non-stick frying pan, combine brown sugar, white vinegar and rice vinegar.
  • Add baked meatballs to the pan and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, turning meatballs once half way through cooking, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from frying pan.
  • Serve.




Calories: 24 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 0 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 5 mg | Sodium: 55 mg | Potassium: 11 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 55 IU | Vitamin C: 0.1 mg | Calcium: 9 mg | Iron: 0.2 mg | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
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