Main Dishes

Asian Inspired Meatballs

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A sweet and sour meatball with your choice of ground turkey, pork, or chicken.

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Meatball ingredients:
1 pound ground turkey, or ground chicken, or ground pork
1 egg
1/2 cup bread crumbs

Vegetables
1 clove of minced or pressed garlic
1 large green peeper seeded and diced
1 medium onion, cut into one in square
2 medium carrots, cut diagonally into 1/4 inch slices
1/2 cup canned pineapple
2 medium tomatoes, cut into one inch cubes

Sweet and sour sauce:
1 T cornstarch
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 t ground ginger
1 T soy sauce
1 T dry sherry (I use cooking sherry)
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup chicken broth
Mix all the ingredients for the meatballs, fry in a few tablespoons of vegetable oil. Once the meatballs are cooked, remove from the pan and set aside. In a the pan with about 2 T oil fry up the vegetables...
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Nutritions

Calories
248

Sodium
347mg
14% DV

Fat
5g
9% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
31g
10% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV