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Turkey Thai Meatballs

Several of you asked for a way to add ginger to your meals. I decided to experiment and add ginger powder to my meatball recipe. In my last blog I discussed the benefits of garlic and ginger. Click here to read Spices to Help Fight Cold and Flu Season.

This recipe is packed with veggies and spices. I used Bragg's Amino Acids which is natural alternative to soy sauce. It has a similar taste without all of the salt and chemicals that are contained in soy sauce. What are some ways that you add ginger to your diet?


1 pound of ground turkey meat

½ small yellow onion, diced

1/4 cup diced carrots

1/4 cup of diced mushrooms

4 large or 6 small scallions, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon of garlic powder

1 tablespoon of ground ginger powder

2 tablespoons of Bragg’s Liquid Amino Acids

Olive oil

Sea Salt and black pepper to taste

Step 1

Sauté garlic, carrots, mushrooms and onions in olive oil with a little salt, and pepper

Step 2

Make meatballs: mix turkey with sautéed veggie mixture, spices, scallions, amino acids, and salt and pepper in a bowl. Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls.

Step 3

In a skillet over medium-high heat, cover bottom of pan with olive oil. Place meatballs in pan and cook, turning, until browned all over and cooked inside, about 8 minutes per batch. If desired, keep warm in a 200-degree oven until ready to serve. Garnish with additional sliced scallions, if desired.


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