23rd Annual Beaujolais Plus Wine Tasting & Art Auction

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Delicious turkey meatballs is on the menu at this annual benefit. Jackson Catering & Events is serving up wonderful Italian eats, and they shared one of their favorites with Paul Robins. Guests to the 23rd annual Beaujolais event will also get a chance to bid on fine arts. Proceeds will benefit the Sacramento Suburban Kiwanis which supports various charities around town.

House Made Turkey Meatballs
By: Jackson Catering & Events
Yield: 16-20 meatballs

2 lbs Ground Turkey Meat (Dark and White Meat)
¼ Cup of Diced Bell Pepper, Red, Yellow, and Green.
¼ Cup of Diced Yellow Onion
¼ Cup of Ground Fresh Garlic
2 Teaspoons of Salt
2 Teaspoons of Black Pepper
3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
2 Large Eggs
½ Cup Of Bread Crumbs
½ Cup of Chopped Fresh Herbs, Such as Parsley, Basil, Thyme, and Oregano.

In a large skillet, sauté the onions and bells peppers in olive oil over medium heat until translucent. Add the garlic and sauté for two more minutes, set aside to cool.

In a large bowl, add the ground turkey, fresh herbs, salt, pepper, eggs, bread crumbs, bell peppers, onion and garlic mix. Mix thoroughly with your hands and form meat balls with a small ice cream scoop.

To Finish
In a large skillet, pre heat the pan on medium high heat with three tablespoons of olive oil.
When the pan is hot, brown the meat balls on all sides until cooked through, approximately five minutes.

Serve with your favorite tomato sauce and pasta.

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