Polynesian Meatballs


1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple
1 pound ground turkey
2 cups brown rice, uncooked
3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, divided
1/2 cup teriyaki sauce, divided
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons orange marmalade

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Drain 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, reserving remaining pineapple and juice for sauce.
2. Combine ground turkey,  rice, 1/2 cup drained pineapple, 1/2 cup green onions, 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce, egg, ginger and nutmeg in large bowl, mixing well.
3. Scoop mixture and gently roll into desired meatball size; place on aluminum foil-lined baking sheet with sides.  Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until meatballs are done.
4. To make sauce, combine remaining pineapple and juice, 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce and orange marmalade in medium saucepan; heat to boiling.  Reduce heat and simmer,  uncovered 3 to 4 minutes.  Stir in remaining 1/4 cup green onions.
5. Top cooked meatballs with sauce.  Serve over hot cooked rice and additional green onions if desired.
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