This Carrot Pineapple Turkey Meatballs recipe is easy to make and packed with vegetables, plus a pineapple glaze for extra flavor. Prep them ahead of time and eat warm or cold for a quick lunch or dinner.
1 pound ground turkey
1 cup finely chopped carrots (i used the food processor)
1/2 cup diced red pepper
8 oz diced pineapple (in 100% juice, drain and reserve juice)
1/4 cup green onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
2 cloves garlic
seasonings of choice, optional (I use either paprika or a little McCormick’s Chicken seasoning)
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
1–2 Tbsp maple syrup
2 Tbsp rice vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)
1–2 tsp fresh ginger (or ginger paste)
sriracha to taste, optional
1 Tbsp cornstarch + 1 Tbsp water
If you’re using fresh pineapple, you can sub orange juice for pineapple juice in the glaze.
Keywords: turkey, meatball, turkey meatball, pineapple
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