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Turkey Meatballs in a Garlic Butter Sauce over Orzo Pasta

Turkey Meatballs in a Garlic Butter Sauce over Orzo Pasta

Tender turkey meatballs tossed in an herbed lemon garlic butter sauce and served over orzo pasta.

Medium Prep time: 25-30 min.

Medium Instructions

Thaw in refrigerator.
1.Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a med. saucepan. Add orzo pasta and cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer 8-10 min. stirring frequently until all moisture is absorbed and orzo is tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
2.Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 8x8 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
3.In a mixing bowl, combine turkey meatball mixture, 1/2 tsp. of kosher salt, and desired amount of crushed red pepper flakes. Firmly roll into 12-14 golf ball-sized meatballs. Place in baking dish and cook for 15-20 min. or until cooked through (internal temp. 165°F).
4.Meanwhile, to make garlic butter sauce, place butter pieces in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 20 second intervals until butter is completely melted. To melted butter, add sauce base, and stir well.
5.Drizzle garlic butter over cooked meatballs and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake for an additional 5-7 min. or until cheese has completely melted.
6.Remove from oven and serve over orzo pasta.

Medium Air Fryer Instructions

Thaw in refrigerator.
1.Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a med. saucepan. Add orzo pasta and cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer 8-10 min. stirring frequently until all moisture is absorbed and orzo is tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
2.Preheat air fryer to 375°F. Spray the basket or baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
3.In a mixing bowl, combine turkey meatball mixture, 1/2 tsp. of kosher salt, and desired amount of crushed red pepper flakes. Firmly roll into 12-14 golf ball-sized meatballs. Place in a single layer with about 1/2 inch of space between them. Cook for 10 minutes in batches if necessary, so as not to overcrowd the basket (internal temp. 165°F).
4.Meanwhile, to make garlic butter sauce, place butter pieces in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 20 second intervals until butter is completely melted. To melted butter, add sauce base, and stir well.
5.Remove meatballs from airfryer and serve over orzo pasta. Drizzle with garlic butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Large Prep time: 25-30 min.

Large Instructions

Thaw in refrigerator.
1.Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a med. saucepan. Add orzo pasta and cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer 8-10 min. stirring frequently until all moisture is absorbed and orzo is tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
2.Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 9x12 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
3.In a mixing bowl, combine turkey meatball mixture, 1 tsp. of kosher salt, and desired amount of crushed red pepper flakes. Firmly roll into 24-28 golf ball-sized meatballs. Place in baking dish and cook for 15-20 min. or until cooked through (internal temp. 165°F).
4.Meanwhile, to make garlic butter sauce, place butter pieces in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 20 second intervals until butter is completely melted. To melted butter, add sauce base, and stir well.
5.Drizzle garlic butter over cooked meatballs and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake for an additional 5-7 min. or until cheese has completely melted.
6.Remove from oven and serve over orzo pasta.

Large Air Fryer Instructions

Thaw in refrigerator.
1.Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a med. saucepan. Add orzo pasta and cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer 8-10 min. stirring frequently until all moisture is absorbed and orzo is tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
2.Preheat air fryer to 375°F. Spray the basket or baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
3.In a mixing bowl, combine turkey meatball mixture, 1 tsp. of kosher salt, and desired amount of crushed red pepper flakes. Firmly roll into 24-28 golf ball-sized meatballs. Place in a single layer with about 1/2 inch of space between them. Cook for 10 minutes in batches if necessary, so as not to overcrowd the basket (internal temp. 165°F).
4.Meanwhile, to make garlic butter sauce, place butter pieces in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 20 second intervals until butter is completely melted. To melted butter, add sauce base, and stir well.
5.Remove meatballs from airfryer and serve over orzo pasta. Drizzle with garlic butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving size
4 meatballs & 2/3 cup orzo (293g)
Amount per serving
Calories
620
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46g
59%
Saturated Fat 18g
90%
Trans Fat <1g
Sodium 934mg
41%
Cholesterol 133mg
44%
Total Carbohydrates 25g
9%
Dietary Fiber 2g
7%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 32g
64%
Vitamin D <1µg
5%
Calcium 196mg
15%
Iron 6mg
33%
Potassium 409mg
9%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Contains: Eggs; Milk; Wheat

May Contain: Milk, Eggs, Fish, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans, Sesame.

Ingredients: TURKEY BURGER ALL WHITE 5.33 O [ (White Turkey, Turkey Fat, Contains 2% Or Less Savory Seasoning (Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Maltodextrin, Sugar, Dextrose, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Spice, Natural Flavor), Rosemary Extract, Salt), BUTTER SOLID UNSLTD PRINT (Sweet Cream, Natural Flavoring), JUICE LEMON PLAS CONC (Filtered Water, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Sodium Bisulfite (Preservative), Sodium Benzoate (Preservative), Lemon Oil), CHEESE MOZZARELLA LOW MOISTURE (Pasteurized part-skim milk, cheese culture, salt, and enzymes. powdered cellulose added to prevent caking.), EGG LIQUID NO CHOLESTEROL NON [WHOLE EGG, CITRIC ACID, 0.15% WATER ADDED AS CARRIER FOR CITRIC ACID. CITRIC ACID ADDED TO PRESERVE COLOR.], PARSLEY CLEANED & WASHED FRESH, GARLIC CHOPPED IN WATER (Garlic, Water, Phosphoric Acid. Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate (Preservatives). Contains: Naturally Occurring Sulfites), GARLIC CHOPPED IN WATER (Garlic, Water, Phosphoric Acid. Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate (Preservatives). Contains: Naturally Occurring Sulfites), SPICE ONION GRANULATED, Spice Pepper Red Crushed Packets, SEASONING ITALIAN WHL (MARJORAM, THYME, ROSEMARY, SAVORY, SAGE, OREGANO, AND BASIL), SPICE PEPPER BLK TABLE GRND, SPICE SAGE RUBBED, SPICE ROSEMARY WH, SPICE THYME LEAVES WHOLE. Orzo Pasta: SEMOLINA (WHEAT), DURUM FLOUR, NIACIN, IRON (FERROUS SULFATE), THIAMINE MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID, CHEESE PARMESAN SHREDDED FANCY [Parmesan Cheese (Pasteurized Part-Skim Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes), Powdered Cellulose (Prevent Caking, Natamycin (Protect Flavor).

Nutritional information is per serving unless otherwise stated and are based on standard formulations. For example, if one Large dinner was divided into 6 equal portions, the nutritional information is accurate for one portion. Variations in ingredients and preparation, as well as substitutions, will increase or decrease any stated nutritional values. Items vary by store, and are subject to change. Contact your local store for further assistance.

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