Holiday meatballs will never be the same once you top them with a bold, pomegranate sauce. A perfect twist on the classic savory meatballs, these turkey and pork meatballs are light but still filling!
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Pomegranate Glazed Meatballs

Holiday meatballs will never be the same once you top them with a bold, pomegranate sauce. A perfect twist on the classic savory meatballs, these turkey and pork meatballs are light but still filling!

Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 46 meatballs
Calories 37 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/4 teaspoon chile flake
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 each Eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Glaze

  • 3/4 cup pomegranate molasses
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 ounce ginger
  • 1 each cinnamon stick
  • 2 each bay leafs
  • 1/2 teaspoons black peppercorns

Instructions

  1. Combine all of the meatball ingredients together until well mixed. To test the seasoning of the meatballs, cook a bit of the mix in a frying pan. Adjust seasonings.
    Holiday meatballs will never be the same once you top them with a bold, pomegranate sauce. A perfect twist on the classic savory meatballs, these turkey and pork meatballs are light but still filling!
  2. Combine glaze ingredients in a sauce pot and boil until thick.
    Holiday meatballs will never be the same once you top them with a bold, pomegranate sauce. A perfect twist on the classic savory meatballs, these turkey and pork meatballs are light but still filling!
  3. Preheat oven to 350 and on parchment lined baking sheets. Scoop meatball mix onto baking sheets, making sure to keep some space in between the meatballs so there is even cooking.
    Holiday meatballs will never be the same once you top them with a bold, pomegranate sauce. A perfect twist on the classic savory meatballs, these turkey and pork meatballs are light but still filling!
  4. Glaze meatballs with about a teaspoon of glaze before placing into the heated oven. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Pull meatballs from oven, place on to serving platter, pouring glaze through a strainer, over the meatballs. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and sliced scallions.

Recipe Notes

To help ease the stress of party planning, make the meatball mix a day or two in advance; store in an air tight container with plastic wrap covering the top.