Parmesan Garlic Turkey Meatballs with Rustic Tomato Sauce
- 4 Servings
- 30 mins Prep Time
- 45 mins Total Time
- 1 lb. 85% Lean Ground Turkey
- 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup Italian parsley leaves, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
- 1 tsp. Diamond Crystal® kosher salt
- 4 oz. mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2" cubes
Rustic Tomato Sauce
- 3 tbsp. olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 tsp. dried basil
- 1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes
- Italian parsley, roughly chopped
|Serving Size||3 meatballs and about 3/4 cup sauce (shredded parmesan not included in analysis)|
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories from fat|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total fat 39 g||50 %|
|Saturated fat 13 g||65 %|
|Trans fat 0 g|
|Cholesterol 180 mg||60 %|
|Sodium 1160 mg||50 %|
|Total Carbohydrates 26 g||9 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4 g||14 %|
|Sugars 11 g|
|Protein 38 g|
Vitamin D 6%
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.|
Step 1Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Step 2Stir breadcrumbs and milk together in a large bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. Add the egg, cheese, parsley, oregano, and salt. Stir until well blended.
Step 3Add the ground turkey and use a fork, or your fingers, to gently mix until combined. Do not over mix.
Step 4Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions.
Step 5Wet your hands. Form each turkey portion into a ball around a cube of mozzarella.
Step 6Place the meatballs on a half sheet pan and bake for 10-15 minutes or until a meat thermometer reaches 165°F.
Step 7While meatballs are baking, prepare the tomato sauce.
Step 8Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium high heat until shimmering. Add the diced onion and dried basil, and sauté for 2 minutes.
Step 9Add the minced garlic and sauté for one minute.
Step 10Add the crushed tomatoes and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Step 11After removing the meatballs from the oven, transfer to simmering tomato sauce. Stir gently to coat.
Step 12Sprinkle with Italian parsley and parmesan cheese, and enjoy!
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