Simple bacon, lettuce, tomato turkey appetizer ideas

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

BLT Turkey Meatball Skewer

Servings: 24

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

24appetizer-size Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs

8slices of Honeysuckle White Smoked Turkey Bacon

24 cherry tomatoes

1 small head of iceberg lettuce, cut into 1-inch chunks

Bottled blue cheese dressing (optional)


Preheat oven to 400 ∞ F.

Slice each bacon strip into 3 pieces. Wrap each piece around a meatball.

Place on nonstick aluminum foil-lined baking sheet, with bacon seam side down.

Bake 15 minutes, or until bacon is crispy.

Allow meatballs to cool slightly. Thread a skewer or toothpick with 1 lettuce chunk and 1 cherry tomato, followed by a bacon-wrapped meatball.

Transfer to a platter and serve with blue cheese dressing (optional).

BLT Turkey Sliders

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 23 minutes

1 lb. Honeysuckle White 85% Lean Ground Turkey

Diamond Crystal kosher salt

Black pepper, freshly ground

8slider buns, toasted

1/2cup mayonnaise

3 Roma tomatoes, sliced 1/4” thick

8 strips of thick-cut bacon, cut in half and cooked until crisp

Leaf lettuce, torn to fit the sliders

Prepare the sliders. Divide the turkey into 8 equal balls. Shape each ball into a patty approximately 3‚≥ across, or about the size of the slider buns. Cover and refrigerate until needed.

Season the sliders with salt and pepper, as desired. On a grill or in a saut pan, cook over medium heat for 5-8 minutes or until an internal temperature of 165 ∞F is reached on a meat thermometer.

Spread the mayo evenly on the buns.

When the sliders are cooked, remove from heat and place on the bottom buns.

Place 2 slices of tomato on each sandwich. Add the bacon and lettuce. Close the sandwiches, and serve!