Sweet and Sassy Turkey Kebabs




1/3 c seasoned bread crumbs

1 egg, slightly beaten

1/4 c onion, minced

1 tsp ground ginger

1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper

1/3 c crushed pineapple, well drained

1 red bell pepper, seeded & cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 yellow bell pepper, seeded & cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 green bell pepper, seeded & cut into 1/2-inch pieces

14 6-inch wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

2 tbsp butter

1/3 c crushed pineapple with juice

1/2 c apricot preserves




In a medium bowl, combine turkey, bread crumbs, egg, onion, ginger, black pepper and drained pineapple. Mix well.

Shape into 28 meatballs about 1-1/4 inches round. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

Thread meatballs on skewers, alternating with red, yellow and green peppers. Place on broiler pan.


In a small saucepan, warm butter, pineapple and preserves just until preserves melt.

Mix well. Brush sauce over kebabs.

Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 15-20 minutes, turning once and basting with sauce.


Nutrition Facts

120 Total Calories

4 g Total Fat

2 g Saturated Fat

45 g Cholesterol

75 mg Sodium

196 mg Potassium

12 g Total Carbohydrates

8 g Sugars

9 g Protein

15 % Daily Protein

80 % Daily Vitamin C

2 % Daily Calcium

6 % Daily Iron

Notes: One serving contains less than one gram of dietary fiber.