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Italian Meatballs with Peppers

Chopped red and yellow bell peppers add color and texture to these savory meatballs seasoned with Italian herb mix and enriched with mushrooms.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION®
  • Evaporated Fat Free Milk, divided
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • Chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Combine turkey, onion, herb seasoning and salt in large bowl; form mixture into 24 one-inch meatballs.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook, turning occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until browned on all sides.
  3. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Remove meatballs from skillet; keep warm.
  5. Add bell peppers, mushrooms, garlic and bouillon to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Combine 1 tablespoon evaporated milk and flour in small bowl; add to skillet.
  7. Gradually stir in remaining evaporated milk; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 8 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  8. Add meatballs to skillet; stir to coat.
  9. Serve over rice. Garnish with parsley.

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 25 min | Yield: 6 servings

By: CARNATION MILKS

Recipe and photo credit: VeryBest Baking


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