Green Chili Turkey Meatballs

Tam D


These meatballs are super easy and delicious -- so good they'll think you've slaved over them for hours ;)


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10 Min
10 Min
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1 lb
ground turkey
1 c
almond meal or panko
1/2 c
onion, diced
1 can(s)
diced green chilis
1 Tbsp
parsley flakes
2 tsp
1 tsp
chili powder
2 tsp
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper
1 dash(es)
worcestershire sauce

How to Make Green Chili Turkey Meatballs


  • 1Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • 2Lightly oil a large no-stick frying pan with olive or coconut oil.
    Pre-heat the pan on medium.
  • 3Scoop out meat mixture by heaping tablespoon, or medium disher/scoop. Roll into balls.
  • 4Cook meatballs 6-9 minutes til cooked through, turning half way.
    Do not overcook.
  • 5NOTES:
    1) You can stretch this recipe quickly and easily by mixing in a chub of turkey breakfast sausage (I use Jennie O brand)
    2) If I'm in a hurry I substitute dehydrated minced onion and a T or two of water.
    3) This can be mixed ahead of time and stored in the frig for a quick fix. Or shape the meatballs and freeze them!
    4) This recipe also makes great burgers.
    5) Using almond meal adds protein
    6) I like to bake the meatballs, and serve them with my Rosemary Chili-Lime Squash.
    They're great together, and baking together saves energy :) I start the squash while I'm making the meatballs, so they don't overcook.
    7) For appetizer, simply use a smaller scoop and cook a few minutes less.

    Super easy and delicious!

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About Green Chili Turkey Meatballs

Course/Dish: Turkey, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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