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Sweet N' Tangy Meatballs

Sweet N' Tangy Meatballs

If you like, serve these turkey meatballs in a sweet-and-sour, barbecue-style sauce over rice or noodles.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 6


  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups Kellogg's® Special K® Cereal Original Buy Now
  • 2/3 cup non-fat dry milk powder
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


1. In large bowl stir together egg, cereal, milk powder, 1/4 cup onion, ketchup, salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add turkey. Mix well.

2. Using level measuring-tablespoon for each, shape meat mixture into meatballs. Place in single layer in greased or foil-lined shallow baking pan. Bake at 400°F about 18 minutes or until no longer pink in center.

3. For sauce, in medium saucepan combine tomato sauce, water, ketchup, brown sugar, 1/4 cup onion, relish, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook, covered, over medium heat about 15 minutes or until gently boiling.

4. Stir hot meatballs into sauce. Serve over rice or noodles, if desired.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Prepare meatballs according to above directions. In 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 1 3/4 microwave-safe baking dish place half of the meatballs. Micro-cook at HIGH (100% power) 5 minutes or until no longer pink in center, turning meatballs after 2 1/2 minutes. Drain. Repeat with remaining meatballs. For sauce combine all ingredients in 2-quart microwave-safe casserole. Microwave 5 minutes and stir. Add meatballs. Microwave 2 minutes or until heated through.

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