Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs

Tukey Meatballs

It's meatball time, this recipe is served great over whole wheat pasta or you could use a vegetable slicer to create your own pasta.  This one can be found on Amazon and is easy to clean as well. You can add a low sodium sauce to your meatballs as well. 

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs lean ground turkey or chicken.
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 egg lightly beaten
1 cup homemade bread crumbs or ezekiel bread crumbs
2 tbsp. parsley
2 tbsp. basil
2 tbsp. oregano
2 cloves garlic, passed through a garlic press
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large bowl place egg and breadcrumbs  add spices and mix well.  Add remaining ingredients and mix well.  Using an ice cream scoop medium size one to make meatballs and place on prepared cookie sheet.  Place in hot oven and bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

These work very well to make for dinner and double the recipe and create a lunch the next day as well.  You could serve it on a whole wheat pita with a side of sliced peppers.


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