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Turkey Meatballs with spaghetti on a plate.

Turkey Meatballs

Jennifer Lynn-Pullman
Turkey meatballs are a lower fat option over beef meatballs.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 meatballs
Calories 133 kcal


  • 3 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1 egg
  • cup plain breadcrumbs
  • cup grated or shredded parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • teaspoon pepper
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 24oz jar of Marinara Sauce


  • Heat olive oil a saute pan over medium heat.
  • In a large bowl combine ground turkey, cheese, bread crumbs, eggs, basil, oregano, garlic powder, pepper, and salt.
  • Mix ingredients together to combine.
  • Take 2 ounces of turkey (¼ cup) and form into balls.
  • Place turkey meatballs in the saute pan.
  • Brown meatballs on all sides.
  • Add prepared Marinara sauce to pan coating turkey meatballs well.
  • Simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until turkey meatball are cooking through.


Serving: 1MeatballCalories: 133kcalCarbohydrates: 4.9gProtein: 14gFat: 6.3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3.7gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 237.8mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 1.2gVitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
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