Sweet 'n' Sassy Meatballs

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Preparation time: 35 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 52 servings


•2 eggs, lightly beaten
•2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
•2 tablespoons plus 1 cup chili sauce, divided
•1 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
•2 tablespoons dried minced onion
•1 teaspoon dried oregano
•3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
•1/2 teaspoon salt
•1/2 teaspoon pepper
•1 pound lean ground turkey
•1 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
•1/2 cup reduced-sugar apricot preserves


•In a large bowl, combine the eggs, Worcestershire sauce and 2 tablespoons chili sauce. Stir in the bread crumbs, onion, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Crumble turkey and sausage over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.
• Place on a rack coated with cooking spray in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
• In a large bowl, combine apricot preserves and remaining chili sauce. Add meatballs and toss gently. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until glazed, stirring every 3 minutes. Yield: about 4 dozen.


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