Italian-Style Turkey Meatballs

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2016, America's Test Kitchen TV

Turkey meatballs have a justifiably bad reputation. But if you boost the flavors and treat ground turkey like, well, turkey, you get great results.

SERVES 4 to 6

TIME 1½ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our turkey meatballs rival those made from beef or pork, thanks to a few test kitchen tricks. We start with 93 or 85 percent lean turkey; the 99 percent lean type didn’t have enough fat to create a palatable meatball. Next, we add an egg an...

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