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Easy Turkey Meatball Recipe
You won't believe how delicious these meatballs are. Perfectly juicy and actually quite healthy for you, these meatballs make a great addition to your favorite pasta but can easily stand alone as a meal with a side salad and freshly-baked bread.
No matter what kind of meal you're making with meatballs, turkey meatballs make a great substitute to beef. They're leaner while still being full of flavor!
Make pasta night at your house all homemade when you make these meatballs and the pasta dough from scratch! Check out our easy homemade pasta dough article below, and make a totally impressive dinner this evening.
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time - Text35-45 minutes
- 1 cup lean ground turkey
- 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
- 1/2 onion, diced
- 1/2 cup panko
- 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 (26-ounce) jar Prego Traditional Italian Sauce
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped basil
For another dish made healthier by turkey, check out our Easy Turkey Chili Recipe
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl combine the turkey, mascarpone, onion, panko, basil, egg, oregano,, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Form the turkey mixture into 12 meatballs keeping them the same size.
Heat a large cast iron pot over medium heat and spray with the cooking spray.
Add the meatballs and brown on all sides.
Pour the sauce over the meatballs.
Bake for 30-45 minutes until the meatballs are fully cooked to 165.
Garnish the meatballs with the Parmesan and chopped fresh basil.
Make your meal complete when you learn How to Make Pasta Dough
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