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Turkey Meatballs With Guava Sauce

Turkey Meatballs with Guava Sauce (Albóndigas de Pavo con Salsa de Guayaba)

Erica Dinho
5 from 10 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 servings


  • Olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • ½ cup shredded onion
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 cup diced guava paste or bocadillo
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • ¼ cup orange juice


  • To make the sauce, place the butter in a sauce pan and sautué onion and garlic for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and cook for about 7 minutes or until guava paste dissolves, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Place in a blender and puree until smooth consistency.
  • Place in a glass container until ready to serve.

Turkey meatballs

  • In a medium bowl mix the turkey with all other ingredients.
  • Form balls and place on a plate. In a large skillet heat the olive oil over medium high heat.Add meatballs and without moving or turning the meat, allow it to brown for about 3 minutes. Turn meatballs and brown other side. Serve them with the guava sauce on the side.
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