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Turkey Cranberry Meatballs Recipe

These sweet and tangy meatballs are perfect for a main dish when served over rice, or served on toothpicks for a fun appetizer!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Appetizer, Easy dinner recipe, Easy Meatballs
Servings: 8
Calories: 507kcal


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Skillet


  • 1 egg white
  • 20 ounces ground turkey
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • ½ cup Craisins
  • 1 Tablespoon Soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 cups white rice cooked


  • In a medium bowl place the egg white and beat lightly.
  • Add uncooked ground turkey, green onions, Craisins, soy sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Mix well with a large spoon or your hands until well blended.
  • Shape into 30 balls.
  • Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add your meatballs to the skillet; cook over medium high heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in center, carefully turning occasionally to brown evenly.
  • Pour your BBQ sauce over your meatballs and stir them around until they are all completely covered. Place the lid on and let them simmer on low heat for about 3 minutes.
  • Serve over rice.


You can also serve with toothpicks as an appetizer or potluck recipe.


Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 541mg | Potassium: 425mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg