Recipe: Wild Turkey Meatballs

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Wild Turkey Meatballs
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Wild Turkey Meatballs with mushrooms and asparagus on Alfredo pasta

By Melissa Lindsay

Serves 6-8 (makes 12 meatballs)

Ingredients:

1 lb. wild turkey ground breast meat

3 cloves fresh garlic

1/4 c. fresh cilantro

2 eggs

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

4 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 c. cornflakes, finely

crushed

12 cubes of mozzarella

cheese

2 T. shredded Parmesan

cheese

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2 c. of chopped

mushrooms of your

choice (this recipe used

white button & cremini)

2 c. of chopped asparagus

2 T. butter

Salt & pepper, to taste

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2 jars of Alfredo sauce

1 pkg. of spaghetti noodles

Directions:

– Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

– Mix first eight ingredients together for the meatball mixture.

– Form 12 equal-sized balls and stuff each one with a cube of mozzarella cheese. Place in a greased dish and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

– Cook for approximately 45 minutes.

РAdd veggies, butter, salt and pepper to a frying pan and saut̩ for 10 minutes on medium-high heat.

– Add Alfredo sauce and turn heat down to medium (I took out a few veggies to add to the top for display purposes)

– Cook pasta, and when all is ready, plate and enjoy!