Friday, June 15, 2012

Grilled Turkey Meatball Recipe

A great appetizer during any barbecue these will get snatched up quick!

2 pounds ground turkey (for beef  lovers, use ground sirloin, ground lamb or mixture of ground pork and beef, omit the olive oil below when substituting)
2 cloves minced garlic
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup Romano grating cheese
1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
4 slices of  Italian day old bread, removing the crusts, then and run under cold water. Squeeze out the water over the sink and set aside
4 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley
2 eggs
3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
cayenne pepper to taste
1/4 cup Burgundy wine

Mix everything in a large bowl using your hands until everything is well blended and comes together. Roll into balls. Spray a cast iron grilling pan with cooking oil.

Heat the grilling pan to a medium heat. Place meatballs in pan. Cook until the meatballs have grill marks on one side. Flip, grill the other side until grill marks are noticeable. Takes around 35 minutes total.

Here are some more grilling idea's:

Grilled Lime Chicken
Grilled Pizza
Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Kabobs
Grilled Eggplant
Grilled Scallops
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