Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Simple and healthy, turkey meatballs are the perfect topping for any pasta. Spaghetti, penne, bow tie... your call! This recipe is especially quick and can be made for a large quantity of people.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 package parmesan cheese
  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth

Directions

  1. Mix the bread crumbs, onion, egg, parsley, cheese and any salt/pepper you wish to add in a bowl.
  2. Add the turkey and mix well.
  3. Roll this mixture into 18 balls of approximately 1-1.5 inches; sprinkle extra bread crumbs on top.
  4. Heat olive oil in nonstick skillet over medium heat; add balls and cook, turning on occasion, until brown. Approximately 8 minutes.
  5. Lower heat to medium/low, add .5 cup of chicken broth and cook until absorbed.
  6. Add remaining broth in 1/4 cup increments until thoroughly cooked and all liquid is absorbed. Will take about 20 minutes.
Turkey Meatballs

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3 meatballs
Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 188
Calories 447

% Daily Value*
36%
Total Fat 24g
26%
  Saturated Fat 5g
21%
Sodium 500mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate 22g
2%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 3g
64%
Protein 32g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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