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Ground Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Ground Turkey Meatballs over Rice with Green Beans

Ooooh, I just have to share this recipe! I love this ground turkey meatballs recipe that was passed down from my grandma.  I must warn you though. These are so good, I have to watch it or I’ll end up eating half of the meatballs in one night!  These turkey meatballs taste absolutely delish hot, and they also taste great cold the next day for lunch.  I always looked forward to these when my mom or my grandma would make them when I was a kid.

So here goes. A fabulous ground turkey meatballs recipe you are gonna love! And if you don’t,, well then,, you can just give them to me :)

Ground Turkey Meatballs

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MeatballsGround Turkey Meatballs Ingredients

  • 2lbs ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1tsp garlic powder(or to taste)
  • 1 cup cracker or bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp pepper (or to taste)

Sauce:Ground Turkey Meatballs Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup mustard
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Add Ground Turkey Ingredients to bowlMix all of the meatball ingredients together in a large bowl. You can use your hands like I did (just make sure to wash them first) and kneed it like dough! Hey, I think it’s actually kind of fun! Almost like squishing mud between your toes :)

Ground Turkey Meatballs in pan

Ok, now make the turkey meatballs about the size you would make cookie dough balls, or you can make them bigger if you want, just make sure to cook them a bit longer so they cook all the way through. Place them in a 13x9x2 inch pan nice and close together.

Mix Ground Turkey Meatballs Sauce

Sauce:  Mix all of the sauce ingredients together and mix well so there are no brown sugar lumps.

Ground Turkey Meatballs with sauce

Now, put the ground turkey meatballs in the oven to brown for a few minutes (about 5-10 min.) before putting the sauce on. Once they are browned, take them out and pour sauce over each meatball making sure to completely cover each one.

Put them back in the oven, uncovered, for about 40-50 more minutes.

Let cool for a few minutes before serving.  These meatballs are great served over white rice!

So there you have it. A pretty simple, and very tasty Ground Turkey Meatballs Recipe! Try it and let me know what you think, I would love to hear!