Healthy turkey meatballs without breadcrumbs
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Healthy Turkey Meatballs (Without Breadcrumbs)

These Healthy Turkey Meatballs Without Breadcrumbs are juicy little protein bombs packed with flavor. Super easy to make and ready in 40 min.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword low-carb turkey meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 183kcal
Author Christel Oerum

Ingredients

  • 20 oz. ground turkey
  • 3.5 oz. fresh or frozen spinach
  • ¼ cup oats
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 celery sticks
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • ½ red onion
  • ½ cup parsley
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. mustard powder
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • ½ tsp. chipotle pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Pinch of pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F (175 C)
  • Chop onion, garlic, and celery very finely (or use a food processor) and put it in a large mixing bowl
  • Add turkey, egg whites, oats, and spices to the bowl and mix thoroughly. Make sure there are no pockets of spices or oats in the mix
  • Chop spinach, green peppers (clean out the stem and seeds first) and parsley. The pieces should be the size of a dime
  • Add the vegetables to the bowl and mix it all together
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Roll the turkey mixture into 15 balls (about the size of golf balls) and place them on the baking sheet
  • Bake for 25 minutes, until cooked through

Nutrition

Serving: 3Meatballs | Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 30.7g | Fat: 2.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 55.3mg | Sodium: 582.9mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 2.9g | Vitamin A: 2840IU | Vitamin C: 118.6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2.6mg | Net carbs: 8.9g