Spiced Turkey Meatballs

Carolyn Haas


I found this recipe at a local grocery store's website. I try to use ground turkey rather than ground beef, so I saved this recipe for future use!


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15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 2
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    fennel seed, partially crushed
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 2 c
    crushed potato chips, low salt if possible
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper, or to taste
  • 4 Tbsp
    canola or grapeseed oil

How to Make Spiced Turkey Meatballs


  1. In a large bowl, mix the turkey, eggs, garlic, oregano, basil, cinnamon, fennel seeds, cheese, 1 cup potato chip crumbs, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place a large sheet of waxed paper on the counter. Sprinkle remaining cup of chip crumbs on it.
  3. Form 1" meatballs from the turkey mixture. Roll meatballs in crumbs to coat.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry meatballs until well browned, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve with the marinara sauce of your choice. Good to either refrigerate or freeze.

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About Spiced Turkey Meatballs

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #potato chips

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