Lunch & Dinner:

Jalapeño and Honey Meatballs

With just the right amount of spice, these meatballs are a fresh, full meal on rice or a delicious appetizer before the main dish for your next family meal or friendly gathering. Want to do it both ways? They're so tasty we think you should.

Yield 6-8 Servings
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 2 Hours



  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 medium, or 1 large jalapeño, minced
  • ½ cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp each ground cinnamon, turmeric, cumin, salt
  • 2 Tbsp Nate’s 100% Pure Honey

Rice and Veggies

  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup instant brown rice
  • 14½ oz can garbanzo beans
  • 4 cups fresh spinach


  • Feta cheese, crumbled, or plain Greek yogurt
  • Chopped onion, optional
  • Additional Nate’s 100% Pure Honey for drizzling
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Coat bottom of large slow cooker with oil. Combine all remaining meatball ingredients and roll mixture into 20-24 balls. Place into slow cooker. Note: The meatballs will be soft. Cook on high for 1½ hours.

Add stock and rice and cook for 15 minutes. Rice should be cooked through, if not, cook for an additional 15 minutes. Add garbanzo beans and spinach. Stir to wilt greens and heat the beans. Cover for 5 minutes.

Top with feta cheese or plain Greek yogurt. Garnish with chopped onions if desired. Drizzle with honey.

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