thought I wanted to bring in those traditional flavors. The result had the beauty of sage and turkey meat together with a hint of savory onion, the sweetness of apple and then a little indulgence with sharp cheddar cheese.
1 lb ground turkey meat
3/4 of a Granny Smith apple, pealed and chopped
2 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese, diced
1 tsp onion powder
1/3 cup chopped fresh sage
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
1 cup to 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
Pre Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the ingredients, starting with just a cup of bread crumbs and adding more until the mixture sticks together but isnt wet. Form small meatballs, about an inch in circumfrance and place on a cookie sheet. Bake for 20- 30 minutes dending on the size of your meatballs.
1 cup cranberry sauce (prepare via the instructions on package of cranberries)
2 tbsp fresh orange zest
1 tsp molasses
Combine ingredients, and blend until smooth. Spoon or pour over the baked meatballs and serve.