Introducing a delightful fusion of flavors, these Cranberry Chipotle Turkey Meatballs with Ezra Cohen Montreal’s Cranberry + Chipotle Zalsa is a culinary adventure that marries the sweet and tangy notes of cranberries with chipotle’s smoky, spicy kick. The combination creates a harmonious blend that tantalizes the taste buds, making it a perfect addition to your repertoire of appetizers or main courses. These turkey meatballs are easy to prepare and boast a dynamic profile that will leave a lasting impression on your loved ones or guests.
Ground turkey forms the foundation of these meatballs. The addition of breadcrumbs, milk, finely chopped onion, and fresh cilantro creates a medley of textures and aromas. The binding agent, a single egg, brings everything together while contributing to the moist and tender nature of the meatballs. Seasoned with salt and pepper, the turkey mixture has set the stage for the star of the show – a generous cup of Ezra Cohen Montreal’s cranberry chipotle zalsa.
The cranberry chipotle salsa introduces a bold and distinctive flavor profile. The sweetness of cranberries complements the smoky heat of chipotle peppers. As the meatballs bake to perfection in the oven, they absorb the rich flavors of the salsa, resulting in a dish that transcends the ordinary. Whether served as an appetizer for gatherings or as a flavorful main course over rice, these Cranberry Chipotle Turkey Meatballs will surely captivate the palates of those seeking a unique and memorable dining experience.
Ezra Cohen Montreal’s Cranberry + Chipotle Zalsa with Turkey Meatballs
- 1 pound ground turkey
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 egg
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup of Ezra Cohen Montreal’s Cranberry + Chipotle Zalsa
Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, breadcrumbs, milk, chopped onion, cilantro, egg, salt, and pepper. Mix thrououghly until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
- Shape the meat mixture into meatballs (about 1 tbsp) and place each of them on a baking sheet. You can spray the pan with oil or butter or line it with parchment paper.
- Bake the meatballs in the oven for about 22-25 minutes, or until they are cooked through and golden brown.
- Once they are cooked, transfer them to a serving bowl and pour the cranberry chipotle zalsa over them.
- Gently toss the meatballs in Ezra Cohen Montreal’s Cranberry Chipotle Zalsa. Ensure they are well coated.
- Serve the Cranberry Chipotle Turkey Meatballs as an appetizer, or for a main dish, with a side or rice and slices of avocado.
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