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Asian meatballs with blackberry hoisin sauce

Asian Meatballs with Blackberry Hoisin Sauce

  • Prep Time
    Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time
    Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Serves
    Serves: 12
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef, turkey or chicken (not breast meat)
  • 2 Tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 Teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 3 Each green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Package (6 oz) Driscoll's Blackberries
  • 1/2 Cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 Cup ketchup
  • 1 Package (6 oz) Driscoll's Blackberries
  • To prepare meatballs, preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil for easier clean-up.
  • Mix meat, crumbs, soy sauce, ketchup, ginger and green onions until well combined.
  • Press a thin layer of meat (about 1/8-inch) around each blackberry, sealing completely. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes until meat is cooked, turning balls over half-way through for more even browning.
  • Keep warm until serving.
  • To prepare sauce, combine 1 package blackberries, hoisin sauce and ketchup in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, pressing or mashing blackberries into sauce. Simmer until heated through and slightly thickened.
  • Serve sauce and meatballs warm. Offer toothpicks for dipping meatballs, or add meatballs to sauce.
Calories 250
Total Fat 9.69 g
Saturated Fat 3.36 g
Cholesterol 46.99 mg
Sodium 848 mg
Total Carbohydrates 25.61 g
Dietary Fiber 4.14 g
Protein 15.93 g