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Italian Turkey Meatballs

Dani
Paleo Italian Turkey Meatballs - these delicious, gluten-free meatballs are seriously healthy and taste amazing! Check out my easy recipe to make a quick, nutritious dinner!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 481 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb turkey
  • 1/3 cup almond flour I use THIS brand
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried or fresh garlic I'm a garlic fiend, you can add less if you're not
  • salt
  • pepper
  • basil to sprinkle overtop
  • 1 tbsp unflavored coconut oil found HERE
  • 2 cups of organic spaghetti sauce I like THIS one
  • optional: sprinkle of pecorino romano a sheep's milk cheese

Instructions
 

  • Mix the turkey, egg, salt, pepper, oregano, almond flour, garlic, and romano (if using) with your hands. Get in there with your hands! Have some fun with your food!
  • Melt the coconut oil in a pretty big pan on medium to medium-high heat that you can cover with a lid.
  • While that's melting, form the meat into balls.
  • Fry the meatballs on both sides until golden brown. We're not looking to cook through, just get a nice sear.
  • Once you sear them, turn the heat to low and add the spaghetti sauce.
  • Cover and let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with basil and serve. 

Notes

Serve! This would be amazing with spiralized noodles.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 481kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 44gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 197mgSodium: 1495mgPotassium: 1202mgFiber: 5gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 1270IUVitamin C: 17.2mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 5mg
Keyword ground turkey meatballs, Italian meatballs, paleo turkey meatballs
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