Turkey Meatballs

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Wow your family with this easy homemade turkey meatballs recipe! It’s simple to throw together on a busy weeknight, but tastes like something that took hours. Even more fun? Cooking turkey meatballs in a muffin tin is an easy way to make them perfectly crispy on the outside and perfectly cooked on the inside.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time50 mins
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cup onion (diced)
 2 stalks of celery (diced)
 1 red bell pepper (diced)
 2 cloves of garlic (diced)
 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
 ½ cup chicken broth
 2 lbs ground turkey
 ½ cup egg whites
 ¼ cup parsley (chopped)
  cup bread crumbs
 1 cup quick-cook oats
 2 tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp ground chipotle
 1 tbsp garlic powder
 1 tsp black pepper
 1 tsp salt
1

Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic. Add a little salt and pepper, and cook for 5-6 minutes. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and chicken broth; cook for another 5 minutes until veggies are tender. Remove from heat and set aside.

2

In a large bowl, combine ground turkey with the rest of the ingredients. Add cooked veggies and mix thoroughly. Roll into 12 even balls and place in muffin tin. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through. Enjoy!

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cup onion (diced)
 2 stalks of celery (diced)
 1 red bell pepper (diced)
 2 cloves of garlic (diced)
 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
 ½ cup chicken broth
 2 lbs ground turkey
 ½ cup egg whites
 ¼ cup parsley (chopped)
  cup bread crumbs
 1 cup quick-cook oats
 2 tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp ground chipotle
 1 tbsp garlic powder
 1 tsp black pepper
 1 tsp salt

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic. Add a little salt and pepper, and cook for 5-6 minutes. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and chicken broth; cook for another 5 minutes until veggies are tender. Remove from heat and set aside.

2

In a large bowl, combine ground turkey with the rest of the ingredients. Add cooked veggies and mix thoroughly. Roll into 12 even balls and place in muffin tin. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through. Enjoy!

Turkey Meatballs

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