Turkey Meatballs

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What you'll need

  • 1 small onion, grated or finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup dried bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • Olive oil spray
  • ½ cup tzatziki sauce

How to make it

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.

  2. In a large bowl, combine onion, garlic, egg, bread crumbs, ketchup, parsley, Parmesan, salt and pepper. Mix in turkey and shape into 12 ½-inch meatballs.

  3. Place meatballs on a baking sheet and spray them with olive oil.

  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until lightly browned. Serve with ½ cup tzatziki sauce.
     

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 3 meatballs and ½ cup tzatziki sauce

Exchanges: 4 protein, 1 vegetable
Calories 210
Calories from fat 40
Total fat 4.5 g
      Saturated fat 1.5 g
     Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 90 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Total carbohydrate 11 g
     Dietary fiber 1 g
     Sugars 4 g
Protein 33 g




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