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My Italian Turkey Meatballs

Rated as 4.72 out of 5 Stars
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"These turkey meatballs are moist and flavorful. Pan fry, bake, or cook from raw right into your favorite spaghetti sauce, as I do!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 280
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mix turkey, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, egg, parsley, and salt together in a large bowl. Form meat mixture with wet hands into balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter without handling or packing too hard.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 20 minutes . An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can also pan fry the meatballs on medium heat with a drizzle of olive oil for about 15 minutes. Keep turning the meatballs to brown them on all sides and make sure to test for doneness.
  • If using with spaghetti sauce, drop raw meatballs into your favorite sauce and gently simmer for about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 280 calories; 13.2 10.4 29.6 133 573 Full nutrition

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This was a good basis for a recipe. However, I did make some changes. I added pepper, about the same amount as salt, 3 finely minced cloves of garlic, a tablespoon of dry oregano and basil, and...

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These were good, after I added a couple of grinds of black pepper, and 1 clove of finely minced garlic. I suppose that you can also make this mixture into patties, which I'll make at a later da...

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This was a good basis for a recipe. However, I did make some changes. I added pepper, about the same amount as salt, 3 finely minced cloves of garlic, a tablespoon of dry oregano and basil, and...

I baked these after forming them using my medium-sized cookie scoop. Instead of adding just parsley (I used 2 tablespoons of dried rather than fresh), I also added about 1 1/2 teaspoons of my P...

I had a half pound of leftover turkey from another recipe I made. I wanted to find something quick and easy so as not to waste it. My husband thought these meatballs were great. I asked him if I...

Add 1/4 cup raisins and 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts to these meatballs and you won’t regret it. Sounds weird, I know, but my family begs for these once a week at least.

I always try to make the recipe exactly as it is written before I review it, but I only had plain bread crumbs on hand. This being said, I added 1 1/2 Tbsp. of Italian seasoning to compensate...

Yummy, easy ,quick & delicious in my spaghetti sauce... invent or use your own favorite sauce . Tonite I’ll make little ones as appetizers.

Always looking for alternatives for red meat. These meatballs made with ground turkey are just what I need.

These were good, after I added a couple of grinds of black pepper, and 1 clove of finely minced garlic. I suppose that you can also make this mixture into patties, which I'll make at a later da...

Delicious! I will make these again and again they’re easy to make and come out tender, moist and delicious.