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Cranberry Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Cranberry Meatballs, by , is from Our Mother's Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Cathy Clement Pouliot
Added: Tuesday, September 12, 2006


2 lbs ground turkey
2 large eggs
1/3 cups dry breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 (16 oz.) can cranberry sauce
1 (12 oz.) jar chili sauce
1/4 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoonsred wine vinegar
1 teaspoons dried red pepper flakes

Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Shape mixture into about 54 (1-inch) meatballs. Cook meatballs, in batches, in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned (about 5 minutes); remove meatballs from pan.

Stir together cranberry and chili sauce and next 5 ingredients in a large Dutch oven over medium heat and cook, whisking occasionally, 5 minutes until smooth. Add meatballs; reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 15 to 20 minutes or until centers are no longer pink.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To make ahead. put cooked meatballs in a zip-top freezer bag, and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator, and cook, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.




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