Spicy Italian Turkey Meatballs

4.3 of 5 (7)
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 312.9
  • Total Fat: 14.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 156.5 mg
  • Sodium: 612.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 26.6 g

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This recipe also works well with lean ground beef or venison. This recipe also works well with lean ground beef or venison.
Number of Servings: 5


    1 lb ground turkey
    2 large eggs
    1 cup Italian bread crumbs
    1/4 cup grated Parmesian cheese
    3 cloves crushed garlic (optional|)
    1 tbsp ground oregano
    1 tbsp caraway seeds
    1 tbsp cayenne pepper (optional)


Preheat the oven to 400ºF
Mix all ingedients in a large bowl
Form golf ball sized meatballs
Place Meatballs on an ungreased cookie sheet
Bake for 10 minutes
Flip the meatballs
Bake for an additional 10 minutes
Let cool 5 minutes before serving.

Hint: If serving with pasta, start heating the water before placing the meatballs in the oven.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IMARRIEDACHES.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is truly one of my favorite meals!! Also great with venison! - 6/18/07

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    These are good, but I substituted extra lean ground beef for the turkey. Other than that, awesome and so easy. - 7/5/11

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    Very Good
    They were pretty good, but they weren't my favorite (it may have just been that I'm not really used to ground turkey. I feel like it has an aftertaste). I'd really love to try this recipe with lean ground beef next time. - 5/7/11

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    Very Good
    This was great! Instead of using the cayenne pepper, I used some crushed red pepper. - 3/26/08

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    Very Good
    We made this with a soy based meatless sausage & burger roll. We only made 1/2 batch - not sure if we would like it. It is a great way to reduce the calories without sacrificing taste or texture! - 12/15/07