We made these meatballs healthier by using vegetables and lean ground turkey to decrease the fat and increase the fiber. They can also be easily made into a paleo-friendly dish by replacing the flour with coconut flour. This scrumptious meatballs are delicious when served over pasta, on a sub, or even by themselves!
Turkey Veggie Meatballs
Recipe Type: Dinner
Serving Size: 4 meatballs
Makes 5 servings
- 1½ pounds ground turkey
- ½ cup flour (coconut flour for paleo or gluten-free)
- ½ cup shredded carrots
- ½ cup shredded zucchini
- ¼ cup chopped onion
- 1 egg
- 2 egg whites
- 2 tablespoons dried Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix together using your hands.
- Form into 1½ tablespoon balls and place on a foil-lined baking sheet.
- Bake for 25 minutes at 350°F.
- Remove from oven.
*You can also freeze these for an easy weeknight supper!
|NUTRITIONAL INFO||PER SERVING|
|Calories||290 (110 from fat)|
|Carbohydrate||12g (1g dietary fiber, 1g sugar)|
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