Baked Spinach, Feta, and Turkey Meatballs

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These spinach, feta, and turkey meatballs are quick and easy to make, easy to freeze, and taste great when reheated. My son and I call these "Combine Nuggets." Did you know that a combine is a giant tractor that harvests crops from the field? Well, I most certainly didn't until my 3-year-old told me! Therefore, thanks to the hardworking combines we can put the green things in our nuggets.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 meatballs

Ingredients

  • cooking spray

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

  • 1 (6 ounce) container crumbled feta cheese

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 24-cup mini muffin tin with cooking spray.

  2. Mix together turkey, drained spinach, feta cheese, paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well combined. Roll into 24 meatballs and place in the prepared muffin tin.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until meatballs are cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Cook's Note:

You can freeze leftovers in a resealable plastic bag. To reheat frozen meatballs, place in a greased baking dish, cover, and bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven until warmed all the way through, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

50 Calories
3g Fat
1g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 105mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 84mg 2%

* 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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