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                    Lemon Dill Meatballs with Artichokes
 Recipe By     : Family Circle ABZ’s of Cooking/R. Banghart
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Ground Chicken/Turkey            Rice
                 Artichokes                       Main Dishes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4      slices        white bread
      1/4  cup           milk
    2      pounds        raw ground turkey or chicken
      1/4  cup           grated onions
    2                    eggs
    1      tablespoon    chopped fresh dill or 1 tsp. dried
    1      tablespoon    grated lemon rind
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
    1      can           chicken broth
    3 3/4  cups          water
      1/2  cup           each margarine and flour
      1/4  cup           lemon juice
    2      tablespoons   drained capers
    2      one pound     cans artichoke hearts -- halved
                         lemon twist
                         hot cooked rice for 4
 Soak bread in milk. Mash with fork. Add ground turkey, onion, eggs, dill,
 grated lemon rind, saltand pepper. Mix. Refrigerate for 1 hour or more. With
 damp hands, roll into 32 meatballs, about 2 Tbsp. each. Combine chicken
 broth and water. In large frypan bring to a boil. Add meatballs in one
 layer. Lower heat. Simmer, covered for 15 mins. Remove ballswith slotted
 spoon. Place in Micro dish. Cover. Strain liquid. Add water to make 4 cups.
 Melt margarine in same pan. Add flour. Cook until bubbly, 1 minute, stirring
 in poaching liquid, lemon juice and capers. Pour over meatbalss and
 artichokes, drained and halved. When ready to serve, Microwave until heated
 through. Can garnish with parsley and lemon twists.
 To Freeze: Spoon 4 meatballs, a few artichole pieces and sauce into
 individual boilable bags. Label, dat and freeze, up to 2 months. Place bags
 in boiling water in Medium saucepan. Boil for 15 minutes. Serve over rice.
 Posted by bobbi744@sojourn.com
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 NOTES : Can easily cut in half or freeze half of recipe.