Cannonball Salad

Recipes: Cannonball Salad

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Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Serves: 6

You Will Need
  • Baking sheet
  • Plastic bag
  • Cooking spray
  • Medium sized bowl
  • Small skillet
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground turkey or beef
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup low-fat grated cheese: Mozzarella, and/or Monterrey Jack
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  •  1 tsp. sugar
  •  1 container (5 oz.) arugula
  •  1 apple, cut into match-like sticks
  •  1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 375ºF/190ºC.
  2. Mix together the breadcrumbs, garlic powder and cheese in a plastic bag. Shake!
  3. In a bowl, mix the breadcrumb mixture into the ground turkey/beef.
  4. Shape the meat into approx. 28 (1 1/2-inch) balls.
  5. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and place the meat balls on.
  6. Bake for 20 min. or until cooked all the way through.
  7. While the meat balls are in the oven, cook and stir the nuts in a small, dry skillet on medium heat for 2 min.
  8. Add the sugar and stir for another minute, or until sugar is melted and the nuts are evenly glazed.
  9. Combine arugula, apples, meatballs and nuts in large bowl.
  10. Add the dressing, toss and enjoy!

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