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PEI Turkey Meatballs with Spiced Apple Chutney

  • 1-2 packages Larkin's Turkey meatballs
  • 1 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 6 each PEI Apples, peeled & diced
  • ½ each Yellow Onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1 cup Dates, chopped
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • ½ tsp Ground Allspice
  • 3 ounces Deep Roots Spiced Apple Liqueur
  • 1 each Orange, zested
  • ¼ cup Orange Juice
  • to taste Salt & Black Pepper


Heat a medium pot over medium-high heat; add canola oil. Add the apples and onions and reduce heat to medium-low. Sauté mixture until apples and onions have softened, approximately 5 minutes.

Add the brown sugar, dates, ginger, allspice, spiced apple liqueur, orange zest, and juice. Bring to a simmer, while scraping the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon and cook until liquid has reduced by half.

In the meantime, prepare Larkin's Turkey Meatballs according to package directions; keep warm. Season the chutney with salt and pepper, and stir to combine. Remove apple chutney from heat and pour over top warm Larkin's turkey meatballs. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 cups.

Source: PEI LCC Holiday Guide 2017

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