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Teriyaki Meatballs

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Photo attribution: Athena Roesler
Ready In: 40 minutes
Serves: 8
Dairy-freeLow Added Sugar
Serve over brown rice and a side of veggies for a complete and balanced meal!

What you'll need

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Small bowl
Baking sheet
non-stick spray
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Small saucepan


Serves 8
2 pounds Ground Turkey for meatballs
1/2 cup Panko Bread Crumbs for meatballs
1 Egg for meatballs
2 Green Onions thinly sliced for meatballs
2 cloves Garlic minced for meatballs
1 tablespoon Ginger freshly grated, for meatballs
1 teaspoon Soy Sauce for meatballs
1/4 cup Soy Sauce for sauce
1/2 teaspoon White Pepper for meatballs or 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper for meatballs
1 tablespoon Cornstarch for sauce
2 tablespoons Brown Sugar packed (for sauce)
1/2 teaspoon Ginger Ground, for sauce
1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder (for sauce)
3 tablespoons Honey (for sauce)
1/3 cup Water (for sauce)
of Sesame Seeds for garnish (optional)
of Green Onions chopped, for garnish (optional)



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Preheat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl, combine ground meat, Panko, eggs, green onions, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and pepper. Using a wooden spoon or clean hands, stir until well combined.


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Roll the mixture into 1 1/4- to 1 1/2-inch meatballs. Place meatballs onto baking sheet sprayed with non-stick spray and bake until golden brown and cooked through, about 20-25 minutes.


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In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 1/4 cup water; set aside.


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In a small saucepan over medium heat, add soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic powder, honey, and ⅓ cup water; bring to a simmer. Add cornstarch into mixture and stir until thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 2 minutes.


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Toss meatballs immediately with teriyaki sauce, garnished with green onion and sesame seeds, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3.00 piece

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11 g14%
Saturated Fat 3 g15%
Sodium 483 mg21%
Total Carbohydrate 18 g7%
Dietary Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 27 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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