Greek Turkey Meatballs

Greek Turkey Meatballs Recipe

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NIKKI SMITH

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@adorefood

This is a nice change from the ground beef meatballs, low in calories but high in taste. You can use any sauce to top it. Like cucumber sauce, creamy lime sauce. Or what I use is a garlic sauce..All still really enhance the flavor of the turkey meatballs.. I away use a flat bread for lighter and tasty.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 c
    1 cup breadcrumbs (plain)
  • 1 medium
    1 large egg
  • 2 clove
    2-3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1
    shallot, grated
  • 1 c
    squash, grated and liquid squeezed out
  • GREEK SEASONING

  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp
    beef-flavored bouillon granules
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 2 tsp
    2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 tsp
    2 teaspoons salt

How to Make Greek Turkey Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. In a food processor, add the turkey, egg, squash, breadcrumbs, garlic, onion, Greek seasoning. Pulse until everything is mixed together.

    Using an ice cream scooper, form each meatball ΒΌ cup in size. Place on a platter until you are ready to cook. For best results, refrigerate before cooking to help hold their shape.

    When ready to cook, use your misto and spray onto a large nonstick frying pan and cook the meatballs over medium heat until light brown on both sides. Add meatballs on a cookie sheet.

    Preheat oven for 350 degrees and bake for 10 minutes or so until they are cooked through.
  2. Greek Seasoning

    Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container. Yield: 1/4 cup. Store herb containers in a dark, cool, dry place up to six months. Because heat weakens spice flavors, avoid displaying seasonings on open racks above or near cook tops or ovens. Store seldom-used seasonings in the freezer to maintain freshness.

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