Homemade zesty turkey meatballs

Homemade zesty turkey meatballs

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: About 24 meatballs

If you're in need of a quick, healthy dinner idea that's savory, zesty and delicious, give this recipe for homemade turkey meatballs a try! Many people have the misconception that meatballs are extremely labor intensive, which couldn't be further from the truth! In less than 30 minutes you can have delicious, low-fat meatballs for your spaghetti, your sub or just to eat on their own!


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Liberal dashes of salt and pepper
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 4 fresh basil leaves, chopped


  1. Place the meat, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, onion and basil in a mixing bowl. Using your hands, mix the ingredients together until they are fully combined. Add in the panko, 1/4 cup at a time, until the mixture holds a shape.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Roll the meat into small meatballs and place them in a greased baking dish. Bake for 25 - 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

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