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Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

These Turkey Zucchini Meatballs are easy to make and full of flavor. Mixed up in one bowl and then into the oven they go, this veggie-loaded recipe is perfect for adding protein to any weeknight dinner or for stocking up your freezer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: ground turkey, zucchini
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 159kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup grated zucchini
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400℉.
  • Take shredded zucchini and put it in the middle of a clean dish towel or large piece of paper towel. Wrap up the zucchini with towel squeeze a few times to help drain out some of the zucchini’s moisture.
  • In a large bowl, combine drained zucchini and remaining ingredients. Using clean hands or a spoon, mix until well combined.
  • Gently roll the meat into golfball size portions. Arrange the meatballs in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until meat is cooked through.
  • Enjoy warm and with your favorite sauce and/or pasta or veggies. Allow leftovers to cool completely and store in an air-tight container in fridge for 3-4 days

Nutrition

Serving: 4meatballs | Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 410mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 206IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 1mg