Dinner is done in under 20 minutes with these delicious Healthy Turkey Meatballs with Ginger Peach Sauce, a tasty flavor twist for weeknight dinner. Make a double batch for the freezer to make it even quicker next time!
In medium mixing bowl, combine egg, bread crumbs, green onions, salt and ¼ teaspoon ground ginger. Add ground turkey and mix well. Shape mixtures into meatballs-about 1 ½ inches large.
In small mixing bowl, combine peach preserves, soy sauce, ketchup and ½ teaspoon ginger. Set aside.
In large saute pan, brown meatballs on all sides, about 5 minutes.
Spoon peach mixture over meatballs and simmer about 10 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Helpful Tips for Making Delicious Turkey MeatballsWhat makes this one of the best turkey meatballs recipes is how quickly I can make it. There are just a few ingredients and I can seriously have this on the table in about twenty minutes!Ok, now back to this meatball recipe. I love my sauté pans to brown and cook these meatballs. First you brown them on all sides then cook for about 15 minutes total. Meatballs are done baking when they reach at temperature of 160°F. The easiest way to check is to use a food thermometer (I have a digital one similar to this) in the center of one.Another simple way to tell if your meatballs are done is when they have a nice outer brown crust and the juices run clear from them and they are mostly firm to the touch.Easy Make Ahead and Freezer Friendly Tips for these Simple Turkey MeatballsI’ve already mentioned how super easy it is to make these ground turkey meatballs but if you’re looking to make dinner prep even quicker I have a few tips to help you out.Combine meatballs ingredients in one bowl and the sauce ingredients in another bowl. I like to use Pyrex containers like these because they have lids and they store easily in the refrigerator. You can take it one step further and form the meatballs then store in a flat storage container with a lid in your refrigerator.How Can I Make This Freezer Friendly?I will sometimes double this recipe so I can make one for the freezer—kind of like a meal kit. It’s simple to do.Just use the metal scooper to scoop and roll out your meatballs. I use a silicone baking mat (like these) in my half sheet pans (like these) to lay them all out.Then I put the baking tray in the freezer to flash freeze the meatballs. Flash freezing means you freeze the food, oftentimes individual items like these meatballs, until they are solid.Then gather up all the meatballs and store in a freezer safe ziptop bag. I just got some of these resusable silicone bags that are pretty cool. I like to use these reusable freezer labels with them!You can also combine the sauce ingredient in a freezer safe bag or container. Make sure you store these together so you know that they can thaw and be prepared together when you are ready to cook and enjoy the meatballs.To thaw the meatballs, you’ll want to place the frozen meatballs on a tray or flat container with a lid (like these Pyrex ones). Then thaw in the refrigerator overnight or at least several hours.The sauce can thaw in the container it was frozen in but be sure you thaw it in the refrigerator!From there, just follow the preparation instructions to make the Easy Turkey Meatball Recipe with Ginger Peach Sauce