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Italian Meatballs with Peppers

Level
Easy
Prep
20 minutes
Cook
25 minutes
Servings
6 servings
  • Chopped red and yellow bell peppers add color and texture to these savory meatballs seasoned with Italian herb mix and enriched with mushrooms.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Fat Free Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
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 Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk, divided
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • Chopped fresh parsley
MAKE IT
Step 1
Combine turkey, onion, herb seasoning and salt in large bowl; form mixture into 24 one-inch meatballs. 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. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until cooked through. Remove meatballs from skillet; keep warm.
Step 2
Add bell peppers, mushrooms, garlic and bouillon to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes. Combine 1 tablespoon evaporated milk and flour in small bowl; add to skillet. Gradually stir in remaining evaporated milk; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 8 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Add meatballs to skillet; stir to coat. Serve over rice. Garnish with parsley.
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