My mom rocks. Seriously. She is always doing things for her kids, small things that make our lives easier. When we returned from vacation last weekend she had left a Tupperware of brown rice and black beans in the fridge, along with another Tupperware of yummy Asian noodle salad. I also have a sneaking suspicion that she vacuumed our house, but that has been neither confirmed nor denied.
This week she had a new recipe for Pesto Meatballs that she wanted to try, which meant that Hamburger had meatballs for dinner last night. Now I’m pretty ambivalent about meatballs (they remind me of mini-meatloaves, and meatloaf is another food I could do without), so I haven’t tried them, but Hamburger stated “we have to get the recipe from your mom,” so evidently they were pretty tasty. My mom being the ultra-organized mom that she is, when she left the meatballs, she also left the recipe. So I present to you…
Place all ingredients in bowl and mix with hands:
- 1 1/4 lb ground turkey
- 1/4 c. pesto
- 1/4 c. breadcrumbs
- 1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 tsp. salt
Roll meatballs into about 1 1/2 inch size. Place in 9×9 inch pan and pour in 2 cups marinara sauce. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour. Makes 15 meatballs.
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