Sweet-and-sour turducken meatballs

53

PREP TIME

30 min

Makes

6 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 35 minutes
Sweet-and-sour turducken meatballs

Angus Fergusson


Ingredients

  • 796-mL can diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium carrot , peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 onion , peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups chopped fresh pineapple , about 1/2 pineapple, divided
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp salt , divided
  • 400 g duck breast
  • 250 g ground turkey
  • 250 g ground chicken
  • 1/3 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Whirl half of tomatoes with carrot and onion in a food processor until puréed. Add 1 cup pineapple and pulse once or twice until pineapple is finely chopped. Pour sauce into a large pot and set over high. Stir in remaining tomatoes and pineapple, ketchup, honey, vinegar and 1/4 tsp salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 15 min.
  • Remove skin from duck breast and discard. Cut duck into chunks and pulse in food processor until coarsely chopped. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add turkey, chicken, bread crumbs, parsley and remaining salt. Season with pepper. Mix with your hands until combined. Roll into 2-in. balls, then drop into sauce. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until meatballs are cooked through, about 20 min.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 326,
  • Protein
  • 25 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 720 mg.

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