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spiced turkey meatballs

Recipe by
Carolyn Haas
Whitewater, WI

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!

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spiced turkey meatballs

  • 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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