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Meatballs with Ginger & Pineapple

If you're looking for a healthy recipe that will resonate with your children, have a ball with these tender turkey and pork meatballs with a tropical twist. Prepared with pineapple and ginger, they're bursting with flavor. They also make a great opener for any gathering.

Meatballs with Ginger & Pineapple


For 6 people

  • 1 pound(s) ground turkey breast (97% fat-free)
  • 1/2 pound(s) ground pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon(s) finely minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoon(s) oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon(s) lite soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon(s) peanut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup(s) diced carrot, peeled
  • 2 cup(s) low fat, low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup(s) pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) pineapple juice concentrate, do not dilute
  • 2 tablespoon(s) brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) cornstarch or arrowroot powder
  • 2 tablespoon(s) water


Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine the turkey, pork, ginger, oyster sauce and soy sauce in a large bowl and shape into meatballs. Place the meatballs, in a non-stick baking dish and bake, covered, for 15 minutes. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add the carrots and sauté for 4 minutes. Add the broth and pineapple juice and bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the heat, add the pineapple juice concentrate and brown sugar, and simmer for 5 minutes. Mix the cornstarch with the water and add it to the sauce. Cook until thickened, about 3 minutes. Uncover the meatballs and add the sauce. Bake for 10 minutes and serve.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 194.5 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 1.12g
  • Sodium (mg): 595.12mg
  • Carbs: 40.34g
  • Fat: 2.2g
  • Saturated fat (g): 0.41g
  • Proteins: 3.17g