Turkey Meatballs Recipe

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


Submitted by lobstah02631

Makes 10 servings



Cook these meatballs in your favorite tomato sauce. Serve them over whole wheat pasta, or use to make meatball submarine sandwiches.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey Meatballs

2 slices whole wheat bread
1 large egg
1/2 cup fat-free milk
3/4 cup Italian parsley, loosely packed
1 clove garlic, medium
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
3/4 lb Jennie-O ground turkey (99% fat-free)
1 fresh ground pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Turkey Meatballs

  1. Tear bread into small pieces and process in food processor to the consistency of coarse bread crumbs. Set aside.

  2. Pulse process egg and milk in food processor bowl for a few seconds until egg is well mixed with milk. Set aside.

  3. Remove stems from parsley and process with garlic clove in food processor bowl until parsley and garlic are finely chopped.

  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped parsley and garlic with the crumbled bread, the egg/milk mixture, the grated cheese, and the ground turkey.

  5. Season to taste with ground pepper.

  6. Form meat mixture into 10 meatballs. Brown meatballs in a skillet sprayed lightly with cooking spray.

  7. Simmer meatballs for an additional 20 minutes in your favorite tomato-based pasta sauce.

Categories

Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 65.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
78
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
38mg
13%
Sodium
116mg
5%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
3.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
11.1g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 7% Iron 3%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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