Habanero and Cheese Turkey Meatballs

Pippis in the Kitchen Again
Ground Turkey, Eggs, Cream Cheese, Garlic, Parmesan Cheese, Bread Crumbs, Habanero Peppers, Italian Seasoning, Vegetable Oil, Salt, Black Pepper
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This play on the classic italian staple swaps out red pepper flakes for habaneros. The ideal pairing with pasta of course, Habanero and Cheese Turkey Meatballs will give you a completely new experience of such a tried-and-true dish. Add your own tomato sauce or perhaps a garlic butter sauce for less acidity. Just remember to tell your family before they dig in – these meatballs are really hot!

For a nice flavor contrast, finish the meal with something sweet. Fire Roasted Stuffed Pears contain a light heat from tabasco sauce, but after the heat of the habaneros, it will feel like a nice transition to the pear’s sweetness, as well as the savory base of butter and walnut.

Serves: 4  |  Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients for Habanero and Cheese Turkey Meatballs

  • 1 lb Ground Turkey
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Cream Cheese
  • 1 Clove minced Garlic
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Bread Crumbs
  • 2 chopped Habanero Peppers
  • 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 & 1/2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp ground Black Pepper

Cooking Instructions

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