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Appetizer Turkey Meatballs
(Makes 8 appetizer servings)

Lots of cooks use ground turkey to keep fat grams under control. These tasty meatballs are an excellent example of flavorful food that fits right into a healthy eating life style

Meatballs:
1 egg white
1/2 pound lean ground turkey
2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons finely chopped green bell pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 drops hot pepper sauce

Sauce:
1/2 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons molasses
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), if you wish

1. In medium mixing bowl, whisk egg white until frothy.

2. Add ground turkey, bread crumbs, salt, green pepper, garlic, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce. Mix well.

3. Shape into 16 (1 and 1/4-inch) meatballs. Place on foil-lined jelly roll pan that has been slightly sprayed with vegetable spray.

4. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven about 15 minutes until cooked and firm. Remove from oven. Lift meatballs off of the foil.

5. Meanwhile, to make the sauce, in small saucepan combine the ketchup, brown sugar, water, molasses, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, chili powder, dry mustard and cayenne.

6. Bring mixture to a boil and add meatballs.

7. Cover; simmer for 10-15 minutes to develop flavors.

Nutritional information per serving:
95 calories, 0 grams fat, 6 grams protein, 17 grams carbohydrate, 0 grams fiber, 10 milligrams cholesterol, 301 milligrams sodium