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Barbecued Meatloaf Balls


7211-eat3I created this recipe for a Super Bowl party, but it will score big any time your friends get together.

Meatballs have long been a favorite at our sports parties. Everyone loves them. They’re convenient—you can make them ahead of time—and they keep people coming back for more. These meatballs are a little different from the typical big-game fare—they’re actually good for you. Enjoy!

 

3/4 pound lean ground turkey

3/4 cup old-fashioned oats

3 tablespoons organic unsweetened applesauce

3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1/3 cup low-carb catsup

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup chopped onion or dried onion

1 egg

1 egg white

1 packet stevia

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil, and coat the foil with cooking spray.

Grind the oats in a food processor until they’re close to a flour consistency.

Combine all the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, kneading with your fingers.

Roll the meat mixture into 16 balls, roughly 1 1/2 inches in diameter, and place on the cookie sheet, spacing them about an inch apart.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the meat is starting to brown.

Remove from the oven, and cool slightly before serving.

Makes four servings; each four-meatball serving contains: calories, 211; fat, 8.53 grams; carbohydrate, 15.49 grams; protein, 21.53 grams

—Jenny Grothe

 

Editor’s note: Jenny Grothe is a trainer, nutritionist, motivator, speaker and author who enjoys playing in the kitchen. Having lost 60 pounds, going from a size 14 to a size 4, she knows firsthand the importance of regular training and a clean diet in maintaining a healthful lifestyle. Since losing the weight five years ago, she has competed in seven figure competitions, placing in five, and has run three marathons, including the Boston Marathon in 2011. To contact Jenny and learn more about her services, go to www.jen-fit.com.

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