Turkey Meatballs Recipe
Serves 4 | One serving (2 balls) = 1¼ Protein, ¼ Starch, ½ Vegetable, ¼ Fat
- 20 oz. ground turkey
- 4 egg whites
- ¼ cup bread crumbs
- 1 cup green peppers, finely chopped
- ½ cup onions, finely chopped
- 1 tsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. sage
- 1 tsp. thyme
Preheat oven to 400°F. On the stove, heat a small pan to medium high heat, and add olive oil. Once heated, add chopped peppers and onions. Sauté until vegetables are soft, about 5-8 minutes.
In a separate bowl, combine turkey, egg whites, bread crumbs, sage, thyme and seasoning of your choice. Once vegetables are sautéed add into turkey mixture and combine.
Use your hands to form 8 (2.5 oz) balls, and place on baking tray.
Bake in oven until meat is no longer pink inside, approximately 35 minutes.