Grilled Mediterranean Turkey Meatball Skewers

15 mins Serves 8-10 skewers Juicy, grilled turkey meatballs stuffed with STAR Reduced Sodium Pimiento Stuffed Manzanilla Olives and feta cheese! Makes a delicious dinner, but are also great served as an appetizer, too! #STARFineFoods Ingredients: 1 pound ground turkey meat, 95% lean ⅓ cup plain panko crumbs or plain bread crumbs ½ cup crumbled fat free feta cheese ½ cup chopped STAR Reduced Sodium Pimiento Stuffed Manzanilla Olives 2 green onions, cut into thin slices (trim the tops and ends and discard) 3 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste 1 large egg, lightly beaten Green, red, and orange pepper, cut into 1-inch squares (I use the mini bell peppers) Other: 8 to 10 bamboo skewers Instructions:

Heat a grill to medium-high.

In a large mixing bowl combine turkey meat, bread crumbs, feta, olives, green onions, garlic, parsley, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and egg; mix well to combine.

With moistened hands, shape mixture into 16 meatballs, about 2 inches in diameter.

Thread the meatballs and peppers alternately onto skewers.

Lightly oil the grates of the grill.

Place the meatball skewers on the grill and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, rotating about every 3 minutes to cook evenly. Meatballs should be just cooked through, but not overcooked.

Serve warm with garlic yogurt sauce.

Grilled Mediterranean Turkey Meatball Skewers

Juicy, grilled turkey meatballs stuffed with STAR Reduced Sodium Pimiento Stuffed Manzanilla Olives and feta cheese! Makes a delicious dinner, but are also great served as an appetizer, too! #STARFineFoods

Specialty Stuffed Olives

A gourmet treat, these green olives are stuffed with a variety of flavors. Perfect for snacking, salads, pasta or garnishing a cocktail.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey meat, 95% lean
  • ⅓ cup plain panko crumbs or plain bread crumbs
  • ½ cup crumbled fat free feta cheese
  • ½ cup chopped STAR Reduced Sodium Pimiento Stuffed Manzanilla Olives
  • 2 green onions, cut into thin slices (trim the tops and ends and discard)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Green, red, and orange pepper, cut into 1-inch squares (I use the mini bell peppers)
  • Other: 8 to 10 bamboo skewers

Instructions

1

Heat a grill to medium-high.

2

In a large mixing bowl combine turkey meat, bread crumbs, feta, olives, green onions, garlic, parsley, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and egg; mix well to combine.

3

With moistened hands, shape mixture into 16 meatballs, about 2 inches in diameter.

4

Thread the meatballs and peppers alternately onto skewers.

5

Lightly oil the grates of the grill.

6

Place the meatball skewers on the grill and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, rotating about every 3 minutes to cook evenly. Meatballs should be just cooked through, but not overcooked.

7

Serve warm with garlic yogurt sauce.

1

Heat a grill to medium-high.

2

In a large mixing bowl combine turkey meat, bread crumbs, feta, olives, green onions, garlic, parsley, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and egg; mix well to combine.

3

With moistened hands, shape mixture into 16 meatballs, about 2 inches in diameter.

4

Thread the meatballs and peppers alternately onto skewers.

5

Lightly oil the grates of the grill.

6

Place the meatball skewers on the grill and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, rotating about every 3 minutes to cook evenly. Meatballs should be just cooked through, but not overcooked.

7

Serve warm with garlic yogurt sauce.

Recipe developed by: http://www.diethood.com

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Serves: 8-10 skewers

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Specialty Stuffed Olives

A gourmet treat, these green olives are stuffed with a variety of flavors. Perfect for snacking, salads, pasta or garnishing a cocktail.

Learn More Buy Now
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