Spicy Party Meatballs with Mango-Yogurt Sauce

2
Total Time
43 min
Prep
18 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
15
Difficulty
Easy
If you love meatballs, these chicken and sausage balls readily fit the WW profile.

Ingredients

98% fat-free uncooked chicken breast

½ pound(s)

uncooked Italian pork sausage(s)

6 oz, turkey variety, casings removed

dried plain breadcrumbs

½ cup(s), plain variety

dried plain breadcrumbs

3 Tbsp, plain variety

green pepper(s)

½ medium, minced

fat free cottage cheese

¼ cup(s)

egg white(s)

2 large, lightly beaten

uncooked scallion(s)

2 medium, thinly sliced

Worcestershire sauce

1 Tbsp

grated Parmesan cheese

3 Tbsp

chopped pecans

1 Tbsp

mango(es)

1 large, peeled and cubed

Plain fat free yogurt

¾ cup(s)

fat-free half-and-half

¼ cup(s)

unsweetened orange juice

1 Tbsp

honey

1 Tbsp

black pepper

½ tsp, ground

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Spray a nonstick 10 x 15-inch jelly-roll pan with nonstick spray.
  2. To make the meatballs, combine the chicken, sausage, 1⁄2 cup of the bread crumbs, the bell pepper, cottage cheese, egg whites, scallions, and Worcestershire sauce in a large bowl. Shape into 30 (1-inch) balls.
  3. Place the Parmesan cheese, pecans, and the remaining 3 tablespoons bread crumbs on wax paper. Roll the balls in the cheese mixture to coat evenly. Place in a single layer without touching each other on the jelly-roll pan. Bake until cooked through and lightly browned, about 25 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, to make the sauce, pulse the mango, yogurt, half-and-half, orange juice, honey, and pepper in a food processor until smooth. Serve with the meatballs. Yields 2 meatballs with 2 tablespoons sauce per serving.

Notes

For an elegant presentation, place a bowl of the sauce on a platter lined with watercress. Skewer the meatballs on party picks and place on the watercress.In a stroke of culinary genius, she teamed them with a unique and refreshing tropical mango-yogurt sauce.

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