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Spicy Turkey Meatballs with Veggies

Yield: 22 people
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
These homemade Spicy Turkey Meatballs with Veggies are healthier and tastier than other meatballs recipes because they are filled with lots of veggies. You can choose to eat these meatballs on their own or with my simple tomato sauce and whole wheat pasta.
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4.8 from 5 votes


  • 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup mushroom — any type of your preference chopped
  • ½ cup carrot chopped
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • ½ cup parsley chopped
  • ¾ cup gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 2 organic eggs beaten
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • ½ tbsp chili pepper powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine extra-lean ground turkey, yellow pepper, mushrooms, carrots, onion, parsley, and gluten-free breadcrumbs. Mix carefully.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat eggs. Add all the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the veggies and meat mixture bowl.
  5. Use your hands to mix everything together and roll the mixture into meatballs.
  6. Spray oil cooking on a baking sheet and place the meatballs on it.
  7. Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes or until they are evenly brown.
  8. When they have finished baking, you can serve with a delicious tomato sauce and whole wheat spaghetti.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, gluten-free, lunch, Special Diet

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/22) — Calories: 49, Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 28mg, Sodium: 42mg, Potassium: 68mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 6g

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