15 min
Prep Time
1 hour
Cook Time
Number of Servings

What to do:


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Crack 2 large eggs into a bowl
  3. Add ground turkey to a separate large mixing bowl
  4. Mince onion and garlic
  5. Spray baking sheet with non-stick spray
  6. Sauté onions and garlic in stock pot over medium heat in olive oil (until cooked ~3-5 minutes)

Note: You can sauté all the garlic and onion in one pot, then put half into the meatball mix and leave the other for the sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients into meat mix (spices, egg, cooked onion and garlic, breadcrumbs)
  2. Mix well. Store in fridge to let meat set, up to one day
  3. Scoop 1 oz. balls onto baking sheet and place in oven
  4. Roast in oven for 40-45 minutes, check after 30-35 min to see how they look, take out of oven and add to sauce


  1. Sauté onions and carrots in sesame olive oil. Cook until tender and start to caramelize, 15-20 minutes on medium low, stirring often
  2. Add garlic and ginger and cook 2-3 minutes until tender.
  3. Add soy sauce and sesame oil
  4. Cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes, stir constantly
  5. Add 1-quart of water to glaze the pan, stir to combine bits from bottom of the pan, remove from heat
  6. Blend sauce until smooth using a blender or handheld emersion blender
  7. Move sauce back to saucepan and simmer on low. Add meatballs and continue to simmer on low up to 2 hours (may need to add water if sauce gets too thick)
  8. Serve meatballs in sauce with sliced chives and toasted sesame seeds

Asian Meatball with Sweet Onion Soy Sauce

By: Andy Ruszczyk

Not yoiur traditional mama's meatball. Try this Asian Style meatball for a fun twist to Sunday pasta! 

Nutrition Facts

What you will need:


  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 pieces of minced ginger
  • 1 tsp soy sauce

Sauce (recipe makes 17 servings) 

  • Onion and Carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 pieced of minced ginger
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1-quart stock
  • 4 oz chives
  • 1 oz sesame seeds