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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

Juicy oven-bake meatballs that are SO incredibly delicious and healthy!!

Perfect meal prep! Serve with your favorite sauce and veggies for a perfect meal!!

Full recipe in video below!


  • 1 pound 99% ground turkey

  • 1 cup zucchini grated, juices squeezed

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated

  • ½ cup onion grated with juices

  • 1 large egg

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • salt, pepper to taste

  • In a large mixing bowl, add 1 pound ground turkey, 1 cup of grated and squeezed zucchini, ½ cup of bread crumbs, ½ cup Parmesan cheese, ½ cup grated onion with juices, 1 egg, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Using your hands or a spatula, mix everything together until well combined.

  • Using a 1 ½ tbsp ice cream scoop, scoop out the mixture, roll it into a ball, and transfer to a baking sheet with parchment paper. Repeat the same with the rest on the mixture.

  • Bake them at 400°F for about 18-20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.

  • You can serve the meatballs as they are, or add to the marinara sauce.

  • Preheat a large skillet with marinara sauce, then lower the heat to medium/low. Add cooked meatballs and stir them in. Cover with a lid and let cook for about 7-10 minutes.

6 Servings:

148 Calories

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