Thanksgiving Plate Meatballs
We have dreamed of this day all year. The day when the biggest plate is not a shame but a major life accomplishment. You know the holiday. Thanksgiving! At any given point in the year, Saucier Willy and I sit back and reminisce about the meals of Thanksgivings past. One thought came to mind. I wish we could make something that in one bite tasted like the entire holiday spread. I’m talking about the turkey, the stuffing, the veggies, the cranberry sauce, the cornbread, the gravy. These traditional American foods intermingled with fork tender oxtails, sweet potato stuffing, mutton, fried plantains and the various other traditional Caribbean dishes made famous in my family. One bite of this topped with our “Deliciously Dank Quick Gravy” will send you into late November nirvana!
Yield: approx. 45 - ½ ounce meatballs
1 pound ground turkey
1 teaspoon fresh parsley
1 teaspoon fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon fresh chives
1 teaspoon fresh thyme
1 teaspoon craisins
2 ounces smoked gouda cheese
2 cups cornbread stuffing
1 ½ teaspoons Saucier Willy’s Virgin Islands Rub
Blender or food processor
Sub dry herbs for the fresh herbs; adjust all herbs to ½ teaspoon measurement.
Freeze these meatballs for later consumption. After molding and before cooking, place cookie sheet or another container that fits into the freezer. Freeze until solid and transfer to a freezer bag. They should keep for a month before getting severely freezer burned.
A prepared cannabis concentrate, i.e., distillate, can be used to medicate this recipe (mix with a spoon instead of your hands and use an ice cream scoop to form meatballs.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Prepare your ingredients: mince parsley, rosemary, chives, thyme; chop Craisins; grate cheese; coarsely blend the cornbread stuffing in a blender or food processor.
Add all your ingredients in a bowl (add cannabis concentrate here). Mix until combined and evenly mixed.
Form into balls (use a ½ ounce ice cream scoop for quicker molding) and place onto greased cookie sheets.
Place meatballs in the oven and bake for approximately 10 minutes. When they are browned to your liking remove and let rest.
Top with “Deliciously Dank Quick Gravy” and enjoy!