Italian Turkey Meatballs


These lean meatballs are filled with the flavors of Italy with fresh herbs, parmesan cheese, and seasoned bread crumbs.

30 meatballs


  • 1 ½ pounds ground lean turkey

  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  • cup dry Italian bread crumbs

  • cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

  • ¼ cup tomato sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 teaspoons Melt® Organic Buttery Spread, softened


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Combine all the ingredients together except for the Melt®; stir well in a bowl. Form around 30 balls out of the mixture. Put them on a broiler pan coated with the melted Melt. Bake around 15 minutes or until a cut meatball shows no pink inside. Serve with pasta and sauce or place on a sandwich.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

188 Calories
9g Fat
8g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 188
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 351mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 224mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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