Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs


  • 1 lb ground turkey (can also use grass fed beef)
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 slice whole grain bread soaked in 1/4- 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp Minced Parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup pecorino romano OR parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Mix all ingredients together until well-blended. Roll into balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Bake 20-30 minutes until nicely browned, checking and turning as you go.
  4. Use your own sauce or a jar but make sure no sugar added!
  5. Add turkey balls to sauce and heat. Serve over whole wheat spaghetti.
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 20-30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Categories: Carole's Concoctions, Special Diets

Tags: diabetes-friendly, meatballs