10+ Ways to Make Turkey Meatballs
Although it's a lean meat, ground turkey is perfect for making delicious meatballs. By blending in flavorful ingredients like different cheeses, various sauces, and even a splash of booze, you're sure to love these 11 types of meatballs. Serve them over a pile of pasta, with a bowl of rice, or on the end of a toothpick for appetizers.
Curried Turkey Meatballs
Spiced up with madras curry powder, these curried meatballs are a welcome change from more Italian-inspired recipes. Recipe creator Anna recommends serving them with hummus, pita bread, and a side salad.
Swedish Turkey Meatballs
Drenched in a creamy gravy and flavored with plenty of garlic and Parmesan cheese, these juicy meatballs are an excellent turkey version of the classic Swedish dish. Serve over egg noodles for soaking up the extra sauce.
Baked Turkey Meatballs
You only need a handful of ingredients to whip up these tasty meatballs. Since they're baked, you can feel good about making a healthy meal of lean turkey and fresh spinach.
Cocktail Turkey Meatballs
This fun ground turkey recipe is full of surprises. Minced water chestnuts add a distinctive crunch to the meatballs, while the apple-mustard sauce toes the line between sweet and savory. Serve with toothpicks for an easy crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Pesto Turkey Meatballs
Store-bought pesto is one of those shortcut ingredients that can help you get dinner on the table in a jiffy. Here, it's mixed into a blend of ground turkey, breadcrumbs, and cheese for boldly flavored meatballs that are ready in just 30 minutes.
Asian Turkey Meatballs
Flavored with bold ingredients like nutty sesame oil, salty soy sauce, and fresh scallions, this recipe is an Asian-inspired twist on the classic meatball. Don't skip the sweet soy dipping sauce, it's the perfect accompaniment for the savory meatballs.
Veggie Sneak In Meatballs
If eating veggies is a sore spot at the dinner table, then these sneaky meatballs will become your new favorites. Kids will never realize that these contain carrots, zucchini, and onion.
Mozzarella-Stuffed Pesto Turkey Meatballs
Stuffed with cheese? Sign us up! These extra indulgent turkey meatballs each have a piece of rich and melty mozzarella inside, perfect for pairing up with a saucy bowl of spaghetti.
Don't knock this unusual ingredients list until you try it. These meatballs are spiced up with a bit of jalapeño and Worcestershire sauce before getting simmered in a wow-worthy sauce of tequila, Mexican beer, chili sauce, and pickle relish.
Spicy Breakfast Meatballs
Meatballs aren't just for dinner, and this spicy breakfast recipe proves it. Serve with a side of scrambled eggs or tucked into a fluffy biscuit.
Tantalizing Turkey and Blue Cheese Meatballs
If you're a fan of blue cheese, you won't be able to resist these bold meatballs. "Don't let the somewhat unusual combination of ingredients throw you off," says reviewer Chris K. "This is a fantastic, flavorful recipe that can be easily altered to suit your own tastes."