Turkey-Veggie Meatballs

Have your veggies in your meatballs. For moister, more flavorful meatballs, use ground turkey that contains light and dark meat rather than just breast meat.

Yield:

30 meatballs (serving size: 5 meatballs)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 228
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 30.3 g
Carbohydrate 8.5 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 399 mg
Calcium 166 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
1/2 cup (2 ounces) finely shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup finely chopped green onions
1/4 cup coarsely shredded carrot
1/4 cup coarsely shredded zucchini
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 large egg white
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine all ingredients except cooking spray in a bowl; stir well. Shape mixture into 30 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until done.

Note:

Alyson Moreland Haynes,

January 1997