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Super Versatile Baked Turkey Meatballs

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Super Versatile Baked Turkey Meatballs

Keep some of these healthy, veggie-filled baked turkey meatballs in the freezer and you’ll always be moments away from a variety of delicious meals.

Super Versatile Baked Turkey Meatballs // FoodNouveau.com

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Super Versatile Baked Turkey Meatballs // FoodNouveau.com

Super Versatile Baked Turkey Meatballs

Keep some of these healthy, veggie-filled baked turkey meatballs in the freezer and you’ll always be moments away from a variety of delicious meals.
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Resting Time:15 mins
Total Time:35 mins
Author Marie Asselin, FoodNouveau.com

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly grease with cooking spray.
  • Place the grated zucchini in a mesh colander set over a large plate. Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp (2 ml) of the salt, toss to combine, then leave to rest for 15 minutes.
  • Once the zucchini has rested, gather it into a ball and, using your hands, squeeze out as much water as possible. Transfer to a large mixing bowl, then add the ground meat, egg, coriander, garlic, green onion, cumin, remaining 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt, and some freshly ground black pepper. Using a fork, combine the ingredients without overworking the mixture.
  • Shape meatballs using about 1 1/2 tbsp (22 ml) mixture for each (a mini cookie scoop is the best tool to do this quickly!) Transfer the meatballs to the prepared baking sheet as you go.
  • Once all the meatballs are shaped, transfer the baking sheet to the oven and bake for about 14 minutes, or until the turkey meatballs are cooked through. Broil for a minute or two to give them a bit more color, if desired.
  • SERVING: These turkey meatballs go especially well with citrus guacamole. Serve them for happy hour, or add them to cooked whole grains, veggies, and guacamole or salsa to create a healthy, hearty bowl. You can also toss them with pasta, or serve them in a pita with salad and hummus.
  • STORAGE: Baked turkey meatballs will keep, refrigerated in an airtight container, for up to 4 days. They also freeze wonderfully for up to 1 month. Thaw overnight in the fridge, then reheat in a low oven, or for a few seconds in the microwave.

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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Resting Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 35 mins

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