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Turkey Swedish Meatballs and Noodles or Pasta
Total Calories per Serving:   492  
Fat Calories per Serving:   136
Percent Fat Calories per Serving:   27.64%

Portion -  5 meatballs, 2 oz pasta per serving
Recipe serves five


12 oz of 97% fat free, ground turkey

2 tbls of butter

2 thin slices of yellow onions, finely chopped

2 medium sliced, slices of yellow onions

1 slice of green pepper, finely chopped (optional)

2 ½ slices of light whole wheat bread (40 calories per slice)

1 large egg

5 tbls of all purpose flour

5 tbls of reduced fat sour cream

2 ½ cup beef broth

1 tsp of mustard powder

½ tsp dried basil leaves

1 tsps of garlic powder

¼ tsp of allspice

1/8 tsp of nutmeg

Salt and pepper to taste 1 tbls of fresh parseley, chopped

2 oz of egg noodles or pasta per serving, cooked according to package instructions


In a large bowl, mix turkey, bread crumbs, allspice, mustard, nutmeg, basil leaves, garlic powder salt and pepper, egg and two tbls of reduced fat sour cream, optional green peppers and finely chopped onions.

Form small bite-size meatballs (yield 25 meatballs). Heat a ten inch stainless skillet Add one tbl of butter. Once butter is heated, add meatballs.

Brown each side of the meatballs, then remove from pan. While meatballs are browning, heat beef broth. Remove browned meatballs and set aside. Lower heat under skillet. Add another tbl of butter and sliced onions. Add three tbls of broth.

Let simmer, then begin to add flour a tbl at a time, and alternating with broth, stirring broth with flour a little at a time to form a smooth paste. As you add more broth, the paste will begin to loosen into a gravy.

Once gravy begins to thicken, add three more tbls of sour cream and fresh parseley. Then add the meatballs. Simmer on low until gravy thickens. Turn meatballs often in gravy.

Nutrition Data
Serving Size 5 meatballs, 2 oz pasta per serving 
Total Calories 492 
    Calories from Fat 136 
% Daily Value
Total Fat Grams 15  23.69% 
    Saturated Fat Grams 6.5  
    Trans Fat Grams 0  
    Polyunsaturated Fat Grams 0  
    Monounsaturated Fat Grams 0  
Cholesterol MG 202  
Sodium MG 784.25  
Total Carbs 62  20.67% 
    Fiber Grams 2.625  
    Sugar Grams 4  
    Protein Grams 25.625  


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