Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkey Meatballs recipe? Learn how to make Turkey Meatballs using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by susanhoot

Makes 6 servings



From Spaghetti & meatballs recipe. Makes approx. 30 sm-med. size meatballs. Easy to overcook.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey Meatballs

1 lb turkey, ground
1 slice whole wheat bread, pulsed into crumbs
1/4 cup parmesan, grated
1/2 cup carrot, finely grated (approx. 1 med size)
1/3 cup onion, grated
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp parsley, fresh minced leave
2 tsp thyme, fresh minced leaves
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 tsp salt
1 pinch pepper, freshly ground

Recipe Directions for Turkey Meatballs

  1. Combine ingredients and shape into balls.

  2. Place on baking sheet (sil pat) and place under broiler for 3-4 minutes until browned and almost cooked through.

  3. Add to pasta sauce and simmer additional 10 minutes until meatballs have absorbed some sauce and cooked through.

  4. Note - easy to overcook under broiler and dry out. Finely ground meat is best. Don't leave out carrots.

Categories

Appetizers, First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Snacks, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 110.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
177
Calories from Fat
53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.9g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
92mg
31%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
303mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
4.1g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
25.6g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 9% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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