Turkey Spinach Meatballs

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So, I promised you guys a recipe yesterday. This is a great one for sandwiches, pasta, mashed cauliflower, rice… or just a plain old snack. Today, I bring you turkey spinach meatballs.

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They were part of my Wednesday meal last week! Check out What I Ate (Last) Wednesday! Or was it Tuesday?

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[breakfast] the best breakfast tacos ever [breakfast 2] smoothie with blueberry, frozen banana, and vanilla protein powder [snack 1] whole wheat English muffin with 1 tablespoon of PB [snack 2] cantaloupe and watermelon [lunch] veggie packed tuna salad [dinner] turkey spinach meatballs with mashed cauliflower and avocado.

So much delicious. Makes me hungry.

Okay, so the meatball recipe. It was actually part of a series I did for Nut Butter Runner on healthy appetizers. Here it is!

Spinach Stuffed Turkey Meatballs





Yield 20 meatballs


  • 20 oz lean ground turkey (I use 93/7)
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup panko
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  3. Form small meatballs, approximately 20 in total. Place on a baking sheet or pan.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes until cooked through.

Courses Dinner

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 meatball

Amount Per Serving

Calories 54

% Daily Value

Total Fat 2 g


Cholesterol 29 mg


Sodium 91 mg


Total Carbohydrates 2 g


Dietary Fiber 2 g


Protein 6 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

These lasted 4-5 meals, and were just as delicious reheated! Definitely my favorite meatball recipe to date.

Happy What I Ate Wednesday!

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