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6 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Meal Types:
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Turkey Mini Meatballs

Full of flavor mini turkey meatballs with onions, garlic, parmesan cheese and fresh basil.



  1. In a medium sized bowl mix all ingredients together well, except the olive oil.
  2. In a medium sized pan heat the olive oil.
  3. Once the olive oil is hot, drop in small sized meatballs and cook until brown on all sides.
  4. Cook meatballs in 2 to 3 batches.
  5. Eat alone or with a marinara sauce.
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Good recipe! It tasted good. To save time I modified it a bit. I added the olive oil into the mixture, made it into patties (instead of meatballs), and used a George Foreman grill to quickly cook it.
18 Jul 07 by member: rickyb
These were great! I served them over sliced, sauteed zucchini with tomatoes. It was kind of like spaghetti and meatballs.
14 Nov 07 by member: kptaylor2
Loved them for a light meatball recipe. I did as the previous rater did, by serving it over zucchini and had a light spaghetti sauce.. it was HEAVEN. A MUCH healthier alternative to spaghetti and meatballs.
07 Apr 09 by member: ms_hajah
packed with flavor and very filling! Easy to bring the ingredients to work and make fresh.
05 Jan 10 by member: treehugnliberal
Oh man, these were delic. I didn't have enough oil so I baked them on 400 for about 15-20 minutes and they turned out so moist and delic. I will stick with this recipe!!!
28 Jan 10 by member: what_a_cat
Loved it! Finally a way to make ground turkey taste good.
16 Mar 10 by member: ms3va
only joined one week ago and this is the first receipe ive tried. We loved it and will definately be eating it again.
17 Jan 11 by member: Gillian Styles
These were good! Very filling, next time I will use a 1/2 lb of turkey haha. I made wayyy too many :) thanks for the recipe.
07 Nov 11 by member: reneezeitler
These are fabulous! I can see me using this same recipe to make meatloaf!I am not a big fan of Turkey meat but this changed my mind!
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Nutrition summary:

There are 233 calories in 1 serving of Turkey Mini Meatballs.
Calorie break-down: 60% fat, 2% carbs, 38% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 137
Calories 233
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 15.2g 23%
  Saturated Fat 3.725g 19%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.886g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 7.261g  
Cholesterol 127mg 42%
Sodium 532mg 22%
Potassium 296mg  
Total Carbohydrate 1.22g 0%
  Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
  Sugars 0.37g  
Protein 21.63g  
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(233 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (2%)
Fat (60%)
Protein (38%)
Carbohydrates, 1.22g (2%) Fat, 15.2g (60%) Protein, 21.63g (38%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories