Easy Chipotle Honey Meatballs Recipe

Easy Chipotle Honey Meatballs Recipe

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How To Make Easy Chipotle Honey Meatballs

Everyone will love the sweet and savory combination in these honey meatballs. This recipe uses ground turkey so it’s light yet still meaty.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1lblean ground turkey
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ½cuppanko bread crumbs
  • 1large egg
  • ½small onion,grated
  • 2large garlic cloves,grated
  • 3tspchipotle pepper in adobo,finely minced, divided
  • tbspchipotle in adobo sauce
  • 2tbsphoney or agave
  • ½cuplow sodium chicken stock,plus 2 tsp
  • 1tspcornstarch


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Add turkey, salt, egg, panko, grated onion, 1 teaspoon minced chipotle peppers, and 1 grated garlic clove to a medium bow. Use hands to mix, must until combined.

  3. Use a small ice cream scoop to form into 15 meatballs. Line on prepeared baking sheet and bake until cooked through for about 15 to 20 minutes.

  4. While the meatballs cook, add remaining chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, garlic, honey and half a cup chicken stock to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer.

  5. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until slightly thicker. Whisk remaining 2 teaspoons chicken stock and cornstarch together in a small bowl. Whisk into chipotle and honey mixture. Continue to simmer until thickened. Turn the heat off.

  6. Once meatballs are cooked, add to chipotle honey mixture. Toss to until meatballs are coated.


  • Calories: 173.04kcal
  • Fat: 6.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.25g
  • Fiber: 0.36g
  • Sugar: 6.35g
  • Protein: 17.01g
  • Cholesterol: 83.16mg
  • Sodium: 296.31mg
  • Calcium: 34.54mg
  • Potassium: 233.38mg
  • Iron: 1.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 49.53µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.40mg
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