Happy New Year’s Eve South Dakota!
To help you celebrate saying good bye to 2012, we thought we would share a few of our favorite recipes.
Sweet ‘n’ Sassy Meatballs Recipe
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons plus 1 cup chili sauce, divided
- 1 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
- 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound lean ground turkey
- 1 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
- 1/2 cup reduced-sugar apricot preserves
- In a large bowl, combine the eggs, Worcestershire sauce and 2 tablespoons chili sauce. Stir in the bread crumbs, onion, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Crumble turkey and sausage over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.
- Place on a rack coated with cooking spray in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
- In a large bowl, combine apricot preserves and remaining chili sauce. Add meatballs and toss gently. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until glazed, stirring every 3 minutes. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts 1 meatball equals 42 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 179 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 lean meat.
Sparkling Breakfast Punch
- 3 cups orange juice, chilled
- 2 cups pineapple juice, chilled
- 3 cups pomegranate juice, chilled
- 1 liter ginger ale, chilled
- 1 liter club soda, chilled
In a large bowl, combine orange juice, pineapple juice and pomegranate juice. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale and club soda. Serve punch over ice.
- 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
- 2 cups apple juice
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 3 whole cloves
- 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
- 2 cups water
- Orange rind curls (optional)
Combine first 7 ingredients in a saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to a simmer; cover and cook 30 minutes. Remove cloves and cinnamon sticks from pan with a slotted spoon. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with orange rind curls, if desired.
As we look forward to 2013, we are excited to be building a healthier South Dakota—one step at a time!
Have a Safe, Happy and Healthy New Year!!