What's not to love about a homemade meatball coupled with fresh basil and a mini bocconcini on a stick? Your party guests won't be disappointed by these.
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Preheat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
Mix turkey, sausage, Parmesan, panko, egg, pesto, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper in a large bowl until well-combined. Scoop out heaping spoonfuls of turkey mixture and form into balls to make 40 meatballs. Place on prepared sheet. Bake meatballs until no longer pink inside, flipping halfway through cooking, about 10 min.
Thread each skewer with 1 ball of bocconcini, 1 basil leaf and 1 meatball. Serve on a platter with warmed marinara sauce with extra sauce for dipping.
Nutrition (per meatball)
Originally published in the November + December 2017 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.