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Cranberry-Sage Turkey Meatballs

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Why would I post a boring roast turkey recipe when I can post a fun & unique turkey recipe? Of course, everyone is going to be having turkey and of course, roast turkey is already paleo!

I figured, why waste my time on a recipe that’s so widely known. I’m sure everyone has their own turkey-cooking method and just assumed there’s no swaying that decision.

Instead, I decided to make a fun little holiday snack, h’ordeurve, or appetizer for your family & guests to enjoy.

It’s basically the classic holiday flavors in a bite-sized meatball. Turkey, cranberries and sage.

There’s not many flavor combinations I love more than this one and these meatballs hold the perfect balance between savory & sweet.

They’re quick, easy, and delicious. What more could you ask for?

Cranberry-Sage Turkey Meatballs
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp ghee or olive oil
  • ½ cup finely diced onion
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup packed fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated
  • 2 tbsp packed fresh sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Place ghee/oil in a skillet over med-high heat. Once oil is hot, saute onion for 2 mins until softened. Toss in garlic & sage and immediately remove from heat.
  2. Gently mix onion mixture with remaining ingredients in a large mixing bowl until well combined.
  3. Roll into uniform sized meatballs, drizzle with a bit of olive oil, and bake at 400 for 15 mins.
  4. Top with more freshly chopped parsley before serving.
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Chef de Cuisine of Merit + Fork, Nicole's posts are primarily food driven, with a dash of natural health and beauty tips for good measure.

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