Lucero's Lean Meatballs

September 11, 2012

Lucero's Lean Meatballs

Makes 6-8 Servings




1 1/2 lbs. Ground Turkey

3/4 c. Quick Oats

1 c. Low Fat Milk

3 Tbsp. Minced Onion

1 1/2 tsp. Salt

Ground Pepper

1/2 c. Flour

4 Tbsp  your favorite Lucero Olive Oil


1 c. Ketchup

1/2c. Crushed Pineapple (drained)

4-6 Tbsp. Minced Onion

3 Tbsp. Lucero Pineapple Balsamic Vinegar

2 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce

Dash of Tabasco

Dash red pepper flakes



Combine ground turkey and oats in a bowl. Add milk, minced onion, salt, and pepper. Stir until combined. Roll the mixture into tablespoon size balls. Refrigerate until firm, about 30-40minutes. Preheat oven to 350° F. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Roll meatballs in flour and then place several at a time  in oil to brown. As they brown place the meatballs in a glass baking dish. Set aside. Mix sauce and drizzle over meatballs. Place them uncovered in the oven for about 45minutes.

-Recipe inspired by the Pioneer Woman.

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