Perfect Turkey Meatballs

Perfect Turkey Meatballs Recipe

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Teal West-Craig


When I cut back the amount of red meat my family ate meatballs were one of the first recipes I changed. It took some trial and error until I came up with this delicious recipe


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  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 3/4 c
    italian bread crumbs
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1/8 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 pinch
    garlic powder
  • 2 pinch
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 c
    italian bread crumbs, for rolling
  • 1/8 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 c
    chicken broth

How to Make Perfect Turkey Meatballs


  1. In a large bowl mix the first 9 ingredients and form into balls of the size you desire
  2. Put e.v.o.o. in a large frying pan and turn the heat to medium. While the oil is heating up roll each meatball in the extra cup of bread crumbs.
  3. Pan fry meatballs until they are browned
  4. Place chicken broth and fried meatballs in another large pan and bring to boil. Once it is boiling cover and turn down to simmer. Simmer until almost all of the chicken broth is gone. Check internal temperature of the meatballs to ensure they are fully cooked.
  5. Serve with your choice of pasta and sauce or as a meatball sandwich and enjoy

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About Perfect Turkey Meatballs

Course/Dish: Turkey
Hashtags: #Meatballs #ground

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