Ground Turkey Meatballs
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Recipe type: Easy
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 6
 
Healthy, lean baked ground turkey meatballs with all the tasty goodness that Mama used to make.
Ingredients
  • 1-pound ground lean turkey (99%)
  • ½ cup organic bread crumbs (can be substituted for gluten-free)
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil, and a ¼ reserved
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground cayenne pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet with olive oil or cooking spray.
  2. In a medium sized-bowl, add ground turkey, bread crumbs, egg, olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper cayenne. Hand mix until well combined.
  3. Take about 2 Tbsp on the meat mixture and roll into a small ball. Place on prepared baking sheet. Continue process, placing each meatball about an inch apart.
  4. Brush each meatball with olive oil;, then bake for about approximately 20 minutes or until golden brown. For an even browning, turnover meatballs halfway into baking and brush with olive oil again.
  5. Serve with pasta and sauce.
Recipe by Run DMT at http://deniseisrundmt.com/2017/09/01/baked-ground-turkey-meatballs/