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Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

Healthy Turkey Zucchini Meatballs- Shredded zucchini and parmesan cheese are mixed into some lean ground turkey to create a juicy and flavorful meatball!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: turkey zucchini meatballs
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Organize Yourself Skinny

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini water squeeze out
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 25-ounce jar marinara sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl place the ground turkey, egg, granulated garlic, onion powder, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, breadcrumbs, and parmesan cheese.
  • Mix until all the ingredients are combined.
  • Form into 18 meatballs, place on a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray, and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Combine meatballs and sauce in a saucepan, bring to a boil, and then simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Enjoy meatballs and sauce with pasta, in a sub, or as is.

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Make-ahead instructions
These meatballs can be prepared ahead of time a few ways. You can form into meatballs and freeze prior to baking. Or you can bake the meatballs and freeze to cook in the sauce later on. Last, you can make the recipe completely ahead of time and freeze into portions.

Nutrition

Serving: 3g | Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g