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New York Turkey Meatball

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"New York's most famous Italian meatball--smothered with red sauce and sitting on a bed of pasta--tastes great made with ground turkey. Make this recipe tonight to see for yourself."
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50 m servings 375
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine turkey, garlic, basil, oregano, lemon rind, egg and bread crumbs in a large bowl. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  3. Bake 25 minutes. Always cook turkey to well-done, 165 degrees F as measured by a meat thermometer. Let meatballs stand 10 minutes.
  4. Toss meatballs and heated pasta sauce in a large bowl. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 375 calories; 8.6 52.9 19 66 685 Full nutrition

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Good turkey meatballs. Definitely had to add more breadcrumbs with the egg to dry out the meatballs. I also must have made them smaller because they were a little over done at 25 min so I'd sugg...

I made these meatballs and they were absolutely delicious. This is actually my 2nd time making them. The first time, I followed the recipe to a T, but the meatballs had to cook longer because th...

Love this healthy recipe. Used this to make excellent meatball subs. Will make this a household continued recipe. Did need to cook the meatballs a little longer than suggested.

Too bland. Will add more