Chinese-Style Turkey Meatball Soup

Author: Canadian Living

This is a great way to use the tasty Homemade Turkey Stock (and it doesn't require any leftover meat). Kids will love the meatballs. Napa cabbage adds a touch of sweetness.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Homemade Turkey Stock Recipe
  • 4 cups shredded napa cabbage
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced
  • sesame oil (optional)
Ginger Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot
Turkey Meatballs:
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 green onion minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Method

Turkey Meatballs: In bowl, mix together egg, onion, garlic, soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Mix in turkey and cornstarch. Shape by 1 tbsp (15 mL) into balls.

Meanwhile, in large saucepan, bring stock to boil over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and return to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add cabbage; simmer until tender, about 8 minutes.

Ladle into bowls; sprinkle with onion. Drizzle with sesame oil (if using).

Ginger Dipping Sauce: Divide vinegar and ginger among 6 small dishes for dipping meatballs.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 314 mg
  • Protein 20 g
  • Calories 200.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Potassium 455 mg
  • Cholesterol 92 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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