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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 128.5
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.2 mg
  • Sodium: 178.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 24.0 g

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Spicy Low Fat Turkey Meatballs

Submitted by: IAMYIKES
Spicy Low Fat Turkey Meatballs

Introduction

Fast and Easy-These meatballs are made from 99% fat free ground turkey breast. They can be added to a pasta dish, made into a sandwich, or eaten alone.

6 meatballs=1 serving
Fast and Easy-These meatballs are made from 99% fat free ground turkey breast. They can be added to a pasta dish, made into a sandwich, or eaten alone.

6 meatballs=1 serving

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Jennie-O Extra Lean Ground Turkey, 20 oz
    Progresso Bread Crumbs - Italian Style, 0.25 cup
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1 tbsp
    egg white, fresh, 2 large
    Garlic, 1 tsp
    minced onion 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes 1-2 tsp
    garlic salt (optional)
    pepper- to taste
    Oregano -to taste
    Cayenne peeper-to taste

Directions

In bowl combine all ingredients, mix
make 36 1/2 oz meatballs
Spray pan with Pam or other fat free cooking spray
cook meatballs covered on med heat in pan until done, stirring occationally

Optional-
add maranara sauce while cooking to put over pasta or on meatball sandwich
add low fat italian blend cheese



Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IAMYIKES.






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  • Incredible!
    22 of 25 people found this review helpful
    These meatballs are spicy and yummy.Very satisfying. I doubled the recipe and froze them for later! Tip: Use a melon-baller to form meatballs, and Bake at 400 degrees on a cookie sheet for 12 minutes. Couldn't be easier! - 8/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Mama Mia! That's A Spicy Meat-a-ball! I lowered the cals a bit more & upped the fiber a LOT by using 1/4 cup oat bran instead of bread crumbs-that worked out great. Used Italian style turkey sausage too. Added a touch of ketchup, baked at 350 for 1/2 hr and MAN ARE THEY GOOD! - 2/11/11

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    These are fantastic! The only thing I would change is about 1/8 of a cup more breadcrumbs. I also used a whole egg instead of 2 egg whites and they turned out perfectly! - 4/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this for dinner with whole wheat pasta and pasta sauce. They had a great flavor and just enough of a kick! Awesome recipe! - 7/14/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I looooove these meatballs! I like to put them over penne pasta with a red sauce. I also add about a tsp. of Worcestershire sauce to give it a little extra zip. The whole family loves these. - 1/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was an absolute delicious recipe! My husband who is a meatball lover said these were the best he'd ever had and would like more to be used on hoagies in the very near future! Thank you for sharing the recipe, I followed it exactly and it was perfect! - 1/14/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good!! I added some basil and used whole wheat spaghetti and prego heart healthy sauce with some added onions and muchrooms. My husband said he could barely tell the difference between the ground beef ones I made and these. - 5/18/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Chagnes - Added 1 tsp liquid smoke & 1 tsp worchestire suace and used Slap Yo Mamma instead of cayenne
    Sauted meatballs in 1 tbsp olive oil for about 2 mintues (flipping to sear each side) then cooked in the oven for 10 minutes. Simmered in ragu sauce for about 5 minutes after cooked and DELICIOUS! - 5/6/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made these using leftover turkey, chopped in food processor with red and green bell peppers, celery and onions. Good use for leftovers! - 11/26/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Divided household. My husband loved it, it wasn't my favorite. - 7/26/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds tasty - 4/24/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added marinara and made sub sandwiches. I served the subs with red and yellow peppers, onions, and lettuce. My whole family liked them. I will make them again soon, maybe with whole wheat pasta next time. - 1/23/09

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  • Very nice spice and moist meatball - 11/5/14

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  • These are great! The breadcrumbs and egg help a lot with the moisture. I make them all the time and I change up the spices. Freezing them is an excellent idea! - 10/29/14

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  • I followed the recipe and the meatballs were delicious. My picky beef eating husband and teens really liked them. I will make these again! - 5/24/14

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  • You can also substitute nutritional yeast for the cheese in this! Delicious! - 11/15/13

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  • Good but skipped the cheese and continued with the egg white. Add a little chili or jalapeno peppers. Smashing! - 9/10/13

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  • this is a good starting base recipe for turkey meatballs. for me I needed a lot more spice, so i put in chopped green chilies as well and used cornflake crumbs. the cheese is definitely optional, you don't really need the extra cals if you season them right - 4/8/13

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  • I made these and WOW was I impressed, didn't think turkey would taste better than regular ones made from ground beef. These could easily be pre-made and frozed for those nights you don't have a lot of time to cook. - 4/7/13

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  • Delish ! - 2/12/13

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  • I eat these about four times a week. I either put them in some whole wheat pasta, mix with marinara sauce and mozzarella and toast on a sandwich thin for a meatball sub, or slice up and sprinkle on a pita pizza - 2/6/13

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  • These little meatballs pack a punch in a wonderfully spicy way. Served with marinara and farfalle with snap peas, YUM! I used the smaller package of ground turkey (12 oz) , but didn't alter the measurements on the other ingredients. Turned out perfect. Worth trying. Definitely. - 2/5/13

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  • Delicious, wonderful way to use ground turkey and make your meal tasty and appealing. - 1/25/13

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  • yummy in my toddlers tummy... she loves this! - 1/24/13

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  • very tasty..baked 400d.. for 15 min. ..used whole wheat bc.. - 12/19/12

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  • Awesome! I made these for a football crowd and they raved about them. One of my favorites too!!I Thank you for sharing :-) - 12/3/12

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  • These were great! I forgot to leave a comment, I don't remember if I altered the recipe but will definitely make again. I made this with the homemade marinara sauce. Great!! Thanks for sharing - 10/20/12

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  • very good would love to make again! - 10/19/12

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  • WE LOVE THIS!!! From New Mexico so naturally I added chopped green chili instead of crushed red pepper and oregano.... So good!! I also started them off on stove for maybe 10 then popped them into 400 degree oven for 15 mins. Definitely my new favorite! Served them on a toasted slice of bread - 9/24/12

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  • These were quick and easy. A melon-baller makes the perfect size. Avoided grease spatters by baking in a greased 9x13 pan at 400 for 12 minutes, then poured 2 jars marinara sauce over and put them back in for another 15 minutes. Made whole-wheat penne a salad while they baked. Very good! - 9/13/12

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  • Super easy and tasty! Will make extra to freeze next time. I also baked 400 for about 12 min. - 9/5/12

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  • I made these and used zucchini "pasta", and a little bit of roasted tomatoes.. Yummy. - 8/24/12

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  • Love this! Was wonderful with a whole grain Rotini and a little red sauce. - 8/19/12

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  • Love the spiciness. Took earlier advice and baked them on a cookie sheet - turned them halfway through. I served them with tomato sauce and my fiance turned them into a meatball sub. Great both ways! - 8/1/12

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  • I registered today finallly just to vote on this recipe! I've made this dozen of times! It's my fav healthy easy meal - 7/8/12

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  • Great recipes. Meatballs also freeze well. - 6/1/12

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  • SO GOOD! and soooo easy!!! YUM!! spicy and i like it! - 5/28/12

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  • These were really good. Baked mine in the oven for about 30 mins and just reheated them during the week as I wanted some. Couldve been a lil bit spicier for my liking, but still good and they're filling! - 5/21/12

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  • used just under 1/2 c. panko bread crumbs, 1/2 c. egg beaters, the different spices, splash of worscheteshire sauce, baked @ 350 for 15 mins. YUMMY!! - 4/28/12

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  • Very good!! We doubled the recipe and measured out 1/4 t. of cayenne pepper for all of it, and it is just a nice enough kick ...Will be happy to enjoy some healthier meatballs! Thanks for posting:) - 2/29/12

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  • 2 whole eggs, 1/8 cup more bread crumbs - 2/25/12

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  • Love these meatballs! I also added a bit more breadcrumbs and baked them. I serve them with spaghetti squash and marinara sauce! Yum! - 2/21/12

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  • I used this tasty recipe to share with my wieght loss class! - 2/15/12

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  • delicious. - 1/29/12

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  • I'm looking forward to making these. - 1/28/12

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  • I made these meatballs last night and they were great. They have just the right amount of spice and heat. They are very satisfying. I added marinara sauce and put it over spagetti squash. Delish. Great recipe! - 1/18/12

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  • Delish! - 1/15/12

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  • Tasted great, the whole family LOVED it! I cooked the meatballs in the oven at 350 for 15min. - 1/1/12

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  • Taste very yummy with a fresh tomato marinara sauce. - 12/9/11

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  • Yum, my son and I loved this. Verdict on hubby is still out until he gets home. I would definetly make again! - 11/30/11

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  • Really good! I baked these in a mini muffin tin at 350 for 20 minutes. I am definitely going to make a big batch and store them for future meals. - 10/25/11

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  • I loved these! I ended up making larger turkeyballs but I have already used them for pasta as well as mini"meatball subs." Will be making again for sure! - 10/2/11

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  • Sounds great...I'm going to try it tonight - 9/1/11

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  • I would make these again. I didn't follow the recipe exactly, but I liked the results. The changes I made were minor, and wouldn't make a difference in the taste. - 8/12/11

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  • loved them, they turned out great! - 7/25/11

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  • Absolutely delicious! Added a pinch of fennel seed to give them a spicy sausage flavor... also to help them cook a little faster, I added a dash of chicken stock here and there. Will definitely make again! - 6/29/11

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  • These were very good simmered in my sauce for for a while. - 6/15/11

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  • made these for my friends and everyone seemed to love them! Did use a 1 whole egg as I did not feel like separating it and a bit more breadcrumbs when they seemed too wet! - 6/12/11

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  • delicioso! - 5/19/11

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  • very good - 5/8/11

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  • These meatballs were outstanding. My son loved them with a little BBQ sauce. My daughter who doen't care for meatballs said she would like to have them again. Not very easy to satisfy all at the table at once, but this sure did. - 4/12/11

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  • these were really good..I made a bunch cooked them then froze them for latter use... - 3/10/11

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  • I have been making very similar turkey meatballs since I started Spark, always used beef and pork before. I actually put the meatballs in the marinara sauce uncooked and let the sauce simmer for two hours and the meatballs are cooked & the sauce is more flavorful! - 3/2/11

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  • Very good! - 2/20/11

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  • great snack, and my kids love them too!! thanks : ) - 2/10/11

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  • made these tonight, they were so yummy. only thing I changed was adding some bell pepper and onions. then we had them over some sautee'd cabbage with marinara sauce -- even my picky husband loved them - 1/29/11

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  • Made these with leftover turkey and put in in the food processor, then I add just an egg and parmason Cheese, and red pepper flakes and little bit of garlic and I didn't add bread crumbs (didn't have any) they were soooo goood! Thank you for sharing! - 1/26/11

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  • I only used the minced garlic and 2 tsp red pepper flakes, spicy! Just the way we love it. Great receipe. - 11/11/10

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  • tweeked a bit for things i had, very good!!!! - 9/22/10

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  • My kids loved these! Such a great alternative to pork meatballs. - 9/19/10

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  • Would like these to have more spice and less heat. I think I will try to make them again and adjust spices. - 8/15/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I subbed beef, pork & veal- added 1/4 C G.Pep. & sweet onion 2 TBSP sauted, decreased red pepper flakes to 1 tsp & will cut to 1/2 tsp, added 1/4C b. crumbs & 1 egg white, instead of last 3 spices I subbed 2 tsp Ital. spice. added 1/2 Lb. meat. Baked in oven at 400 11 mins AWESOME! will try turkey - 6/24/10

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  • Very good, I didn't add the cayenne or red pepper flake. I did add extra 1/8 of bread crumbs & extra parm cheese. Also added diced onion, sprinkle of paprika, pampered chef italian seasoning, onion powder, and one egg instead of egg white. Stirring didn't work, next time will try oven or crock pot - 6/4/10

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  • loved the spice! - 2/27/10

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  • Really good! - 2/27/10

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  • These were really good-love the spicy kick! - 2/17/10

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  • very good. I added a bit more bread crumbs for consistency. Would definitely make these again! - 11/4/09

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  • very good. We ate it with squash and tomato sauce over rice. - 9/13/09

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  • I just finished making these and wow are they yummy. So flavorful and juicy. Awesome recipe. I will be making these again and again. - 9/10/09

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  • My sons loved these! - 8/23/09

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  • Delicious! I increased the parmesan to 1/4 cup - great depth of flavor. - 8/8/09

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  • Really easy, very tasty! Made them for a friend who is a traditional meatball lover and he liked them! Great option for a party! - 6/28/09

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  • Very good! Added some Worscestershire sauce and a tsp of soy sauce for flavor. - 6/22/09

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  • yum - 5/31/09

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  • I love this one! Thanks for the recipe! - 5/13/09

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  • i used a whole egg instead of just 2 whites, yummmmmmyyyyyyy!!!!!!!! - 4/24/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great. I'm going to try it this weekend. - 4/24/09

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  • Delish - I cooked them in simmering broth so that the flavor of the broth was absorbed a bit - as well as less fat!! - 3/24/09

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  • These were AMAZING!!! Entire family just loved them YUM YUM YUM!!! I'll be making these again very soon. - 2/3/09

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  • this sounds good....cant wait to fix this for the superbowl party! - 1/30/09

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  • These were amazing! I did not have the extra lean turkey so used the lean turkey added some calories. I made it with the basic spaghetti sauce on this site and multi grain spaghetti! I loved this! Thanks for posting this recipe! :D - 1/25/09

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  • YUMMY.. - 1/21/09

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  • good.... - 1/20/09

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  • oh my god...this is the best ever. - 1/12/09

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