Saucy Oriental Meatballs
Recipe type: Appetizer/Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 6+
  • 2 Pounds of Ground Turkey Breast
  • 3 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Teaspoons + ⅓ Cup of Soy Sauce, Divided
  • 1 Teaspoon of Ground Ginger
  • ⅓ Cup of Rice Vinegar
  • ⅓ Cup of Tomato Paste
  • 2 Tablespoons of Molasses
  • 2 Teaspoons of Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 4 Green Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 2¾ Teaspoons of Sesame Seeds
  • 3 Green Onions, Snipped
  • Vegetable Cooking Spray
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine turkey, garlic, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce, and ginger and mix thoroughly.
  3. Shape into 1" round balls. (Keep the same size throughout).
  4. Place meatballs in a large lipped baking pan that has been sprayed with vegetable cooking spray.
  5. Bake until cooked, about 25 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan combine all remaining ingredients. Cook while stirring, about 8 minutes. Add meatballs and stir to ensure they are covered with the sauce. Garnish with snipped green onion.
  7. If you make 1" meatballs, you will get about 3 dozen meatballs.
  8. Each serving is 6 Oriental Meatballs with sauce for 2 SmartPoints on the BLue and Purple Plans and 5 SmartPoints per serving on the Green Plan.
Recipe by Dee Dee Does at