• Bethany Thompson

Italian Style Turkey Meatball Recipe


These are such a welcomed change our normal turkey burgers! These lean meatballs are FILLED with Italian Flavors from using fresh herbs and they are tender and juicy from being baked!

Ingredients 2lbs of Lean Ground Turkey (we use antibiotic free from Sam’s Club) ¼ Cup Parmesan Cheese (grated or ground) ½ Cup of Ground Oatmeal (use a blender or food processor) 1/3 Cup Chopped Fresh Parsley 2 Tablespoons of Chopped Fresh Oregano 2 Teaspoons Chopped Fresh Rosemary 1 Teaspoon Ground Dry Mustard Powder 3 Tablespoons of Tomato Paste ½ Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper 3 Garlic Cloves, Minced

Directions: 1) Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray lightly with non-stick cooking oil. 2) Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir well. Form 1½ inch meatballs and bake for 15-20 minutes. Flip meatballs about 10 minutes into baking and continue to bake until the internal temperature reaches at least 165 degrees.

Tip: Check the temperature frequently and do not overcook! Immediately remove the meatballs from the baking sheet after they reach 165 degrees.


DISCLAIMER: James Thompson is a sports nutritionist with over 25 year of hands-on practical experience.  He is not a registered nutritionist or a dietitian.  THIS INFORMATION AND ALL RECOMMENDATIONS MADE ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DESIGNED TO SERVE AS A DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF ANY ILLNESS OR DISEASE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED MEDICAL, HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE YOU START ANY NUTRITION OR EXERCISE PROGRAM. BY BEGINNING THIS OR ANY OTHER PROGRAM, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE HAD CLEARANCE FROM YOUR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TO DO SO.