Greek Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Greek Turkey Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Greek Turkey Meatballs

This greek-style turkey meatballs are full of flavor from the various herbs and spices, as well as the tzatziki sauce. Perfect for a meal or as appetizer.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • lbground turkey,93% lean
  • 1cupzucchini,grated, liquid squeezed out well
  • 2whole wheat bread,slices
  • ¼cupwhole wheat breadcrumbs,seasoned
  • 1egg,large
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • ¼red onion,grated
  • 2tbsporegano,fresh, chopped less if using dry
  • ¼cupparsley,fresh, chopped
  • 2tbspspearmint,fresh, chopped
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper
  • 1tspolive oil,cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Wet bread with water, squeezing excess out. Tear into small pieces and place in a large bowl.

  2. Combine with turkey, egg, zucchini, breadcrumbs, garlic, onion, mint, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper.

  3. Using a ¼-cup measure, form each meatball into ¼-cup in size, slightly flattened into patties. For best results, refrigerate before cooking to help hold their shape.

  4. Spray olive oil in a large nonstick frying pan and cook over very low heat, until cooked through, turning halfway, for about 5 minutes on each side.

Recipe Notes

Meatballs can also be baked at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 686.08kcal
  • Fat: 19.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 77.93g
  • Fiber: 11.63g
  • Sugar: 8.63g
  • Protein: 51.10g
  • Cholesterol: 137.80mg
  • Sodium: 881.64mg
  • Calcium: 353.46mg
  • Potassium: 939.22mg
  • Iron: 7.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 71.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.23mg
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