Turkey Meatballs with Sundried Tomato Gnocchi and Black Olive Sauce

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Description

Recipe courtesy of Action Kitchen cooking school in Boston, MA for  2017 Turkey Inspiration Events

Ingredients

Turkey Meatballs:
Turkey Mince ½ white ½ dark Meat
1 tbsp. Olive Oil
1 Medium Onion Chopped
2 Gloves Garlic Chopped
1 ½ oz. White Breadcrumbs
2tsp. Fresh Thyme Leaves.
2tsp. Fresh Oregano
2tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
2tsp. Flour for dusting
2tsp. Olive oil
2fl. oz Milk
Sundried Tomato Gnocchi:  
1 cup all purpose flour
2 eggs
1/2 pound ricotta cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped sundried tomatoes
Salt
Black pepper
Black Olive Sauce:
1/2 medium onion chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1 cup chopped Roma tomatoes
1 cup kalamata olives chopped

Directions

1
Turkey Meatballs: Heat oil in a Pan Fry Onion and Garlic for about 10 min without color until softened.
2
Soak Breadcrumbs in Milk
3
Mix turkey, cooked onion mix and rest of the ingredients, season with Salt and Pepper.
4
Using Floured Hands form mix into balls, place on baking tray cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
5
Heat Pan add Olive oil and Fry Meatballs until cooked brown. Place on tray place in oven cook for 10-15 minutes until cooked.
6
Sundried Tomato Gnocchi: On a clean cutting board place the flour, spreading it out to make a well about 6 inches in diameter.
7
In the middle of the well, place the eggs, cheese, sundried tomato, salt, and pepper.
8
Stir mixture, and then slowly incorporate flour to wet mixture until the mixture becomes cohesive.
9
Continue kneading until dough is dry to the touch (add more flour if needed).
10
Cut small pieces of dough, roll out to make 6-inch rolls 1-inch in diameter, and then cut into 1-inch long pieces.
11
When finished, add to the pot of salted boiling water. Gnocchi are done when they float to the top.
12
Black Olive Sauce: Sauté onions and garlic over medium heat until translucent. Add oregano, vinegar, tomatoes, and olives, and cook on low heat and simmer for about 15-20 minutes. Toss with Gnocchi.