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Super Cute Meatball with Sweet and Sour Sauce Lunch

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I wanted to make one of the super cute bento boxes (bento are Japanese style lunches) I see on the internet. Unfortunately, I couldn't find the bento box I bought a few years ago so I used regular tupperware. it still turned out pretty cute though, so that's a plus. :)

This dish is gluten free but, allergy-wise contains almond flour and strawberries. :/
of course, you could always not make the chocolate dipped strawberry hearts and then it only has almond flour. ;D

This is my first instructable so please give me some leeway if it's a tad confusing or if my words seem choppy. ;)




I based my recipe for the turkey meatballs off the recipe I found here http://thebettyrocker.com/paleo-turkey-meatballs-gluten-free/ 

and I got the sweet and sour sauce recipe from here  http://www.glutenfreeforjen.com/2012/06/sweet-sour-sauce.html 
 
 
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Step 1: Ingredients for the Napping Bear

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For the bear part of the lunch you will need
- 1 pound of ground turkey
- 1/2 cup of almond flour
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 of a sweet onion
- 3 to 4 cloves of garlic, depending on their size
- Lettuce (for garnishment)

I was going to add about three sweet mini peppers but completely spaced and the meatballs ended up a little bland, I encourage you to try it with the peppers, but this way is fine too, just not as delicious as it could have been. ;)

poofrabbit12 months ago
Congratulations on your runner up prize win in the play with you food contest!