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Turkey Meatballs

Healthy turkey meatballs made easy by baking them in the oven! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword healthy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 234kcal


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a large rimmed baking sheet with non-stick spray.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a large mixing bowl and stir well to combine. 
    turkey meatball ingredients in glass bowl
  • Use a large cookie scoop to scoop out equal sized portions of the meatball mixture. Roll into uniform balls using your hands.
  • Place meatballs on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165 degrees. 
    turkey meatballs in the oven
  • Serve hot.



Serve with a dish of warmed marina for dipping or over pasta with marinara sauce.
To freeze, place cooked and cooled meatballs in a freezer safe bag and seal. Store in the freezer for up to 3 months. To reheat, add frozen meatballs to marinara and cook over low heat until warmed through.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 473mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 2.4mg