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Turkey and Stuffing Meatballs

Turkey and Stuffing Meatballs
  • Category

    Main Dish

  • Cusine



1 6oz. box stuffing mix

1 cup hot water*

19 oz. ground turkey

1 large egg, lightly beaten

2 Tbsp butter


Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place the dry stuffing mix in a large bowl, add the hot water, and stir until no more water pools on the bottom of the bowl. Let the stuffing sit for another 5 minutes to further soften. Add the ground turkey and beaten egg to the bowl with the partially hydrated stuffing mix. Combine these ingredients by hand until they are evenly mixed. Form the mixture into 20 meatballs, slightly larger than ping pong balls, or about 3 Tbsp each. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then place the meatballs on the parchment. Bake the meatballs for 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Melt 1 Tbsp butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add half of the baked meatballs and allow them to cook in the butter until browned on most sides . Transfer the browned meatballs to a serving dish, add a second tablespoon of butter to the skillet, and repeat with the second batch of meatballs. Serve warm over a bed of mashed potatoes or with gravy or cranberry sauce for dipping.