Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs
Yields 32
Simple, tasty, and healthy!
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Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. 3lbs lean ground turkey
  2. 3 eggs, beaten
  3. 1 C rolled oats
  4. 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  5. 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  6. 1 C shredded carrots, chopped smaller
  7. 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  8. 3 T organic ketchup (or tomato sauce)
  9. 2 T Worcestershire sauce
  10. 2 T Italian Seasoning (or fresh herbs!)
  11. 1 T avocado oil
  12. 1 t salt (Himalayan is best!)
  13. 3/4 t black pepper (crushed is best!)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375. Cover baking sheet with foil and coat with avocado oil cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. - Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Mix with hands. Cover and refrigerate 15 minutes.
  3. - Form into 1.5" balls and place on baking sheet. Cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 15 minutes.
  4. -Sprinkle with salt. Let cool. Enjoy!
Notes
  1. Tip: Chop all of the veggies ahead of time. Also, feel free to add more veggies! Sometimes I use chopped mushrooms and spinach. 60 minutes IS a lot of time if you're making these to eat them right away. Plan smart and cook these bad boys ahead of time. The quantities are large because you should freeze half. 😉
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These meatballs are simple, healthy, and delicious! Eat them with a couple eggs for breakfast, with quinoa and veggies for lunch, or over whole wheat noodles + pesto sauce (with a spinach and strawberry salad!) for dinner. Make a big batch and freeze half. So versatile. So filling. SO good!

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