Light Turkey Meatballs

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 35
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 41.9
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.8 mg
  • Sodium: 164.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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These make good additions to pasta sauce, as well as for meatball sandwiches. These make good additions to pasta sauce, as well as for meatball sandwiches.
Number of Servings: 35


    3 slices whole wheat bread
    1/4 cup non-fat milk
    1.5 pounds ground turkey breast
    3 scallions, finely chopped
    2 smal garlic cloves, minced
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    1 large egg
    coarse salt and ground pepper


1. Place bread in food processor; pulse until fine crumbs form. In a small bowl, mix breadcrumbs with milk; set aside at least 5 minutes.

2. In a large bowl, combine turkey, scallions, garlic, parsley, egg, 1.5 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and breadcrumb mixture; mix gently with a fork.

3. With hands, form mixture into balls, equal to 2 level tablespoons; arrange in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

TO FREEZE: Place baking sheet with meatballs in freezer, and freeze for 1 hour to set their shape; transfer frozen meatballs to an airtight container or resealable plastic bag, and freeze for up to 3 months.

Number of Servings: 35

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LMWST36.

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