TURKEY SWEDISH MEATBALLS W/EGG NOODLES

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 slices firm white sandwich bread
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 3/4 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 3/4 pound cholesterol-free egg noodles such as No Yolks
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 cups beef broth (24 fluid ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons medium-dry Sherry
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon nonfat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill leaves

Directions

  • Make meatballs - Into a blender tear 2 bread slices and grind into fine crumbs. Transfer crumbs to a large bowl. Make more bread crumbs in same manner and transfer to bowl. Finely chop enough onion to measure 3/4 cup and add to bread crumbs. In a small bowl whisk together egg, nutmeg, allspice, salt, and pepper and add to bread crumb mixture. Add turkey and with your hands mix mixture until just combined (do not overmix).
  • Form turkey mixture into 1 1/4-inch balls (about 80) and arrange on a tray. Meatballs may be prepared up to this point 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a 12-inch non-stick skillet heat oil over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking and brown meatballs in 2 batches, turning them occasionally, about 4 minutes for each batch. With a slotted spoon transfer meatballs as browned to a shallow baking pan and reserve any drippings in skillet. Bake meatballs, tightly covered with foil, in middle of oven until just cooked through, about 25 minutes.
  • While meatballs are baking, fill a 6-quart kettle three fourths full with salted water and bring to a boil for noodles. Finely chop enough onion to measure 1/2 cup. In a small bowl whisk together cornstarch and 1/2 cup broth. To reserved drippings in skillet add Sherry and onion and simmer mixture, stirring and scraping up brown bits, until most of liquid is evaporated. Add remaining 2 1/2 cups broth and bring to a boil. Stir cornstarch mixture and whisk into broth mixture. Boil mixture, whisking, 1 minute and remove skillet from heat. Whisk in Worcestershire sauce, sour cream, and dill and keep sauce warm, covered, over low heat (do not let boil).
  • Cook noodles in boiling water until al dente. Drain noodles well in a colander and transfer to a large serving dish. Gently toss noodles with sauce and meatballs and garnish with dill.

Notes

Categories: Main Dish  Poultry 
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