Need a healthy dinner your family will actually eat? This recipe makes eating enough protein and veggies simple. These turkey meat balls are baked in muffin tins for fast cooking and easy prep. These turkey meatballs are made without breadcrumbs and are totally gluten free. Plus the sneak in a serving of vegetables your kids won’t notice.
A healthier version of an all-time favorite. You can batch prep the meatballs in advanced to make this a quick weekday dinner. The meatballs are also great as an easy lunch item. This recipe sneaks in veggies, and is super tasty, making it a great recipe for the whole family.
This recipes is versatile and can go way beyond subs. Try this quick turkey meatball recipe for your next meal prep or family dinner. Serve on mixed greens, with pasta sauce and zoodles or as your protein source for your meal prep. Or turn in to Meatball Subs using your favorite sauce, cheese and buns.
You will need:
Small Sub Rolls
STEP 1: MAKE THE TURKEY MEAT BALLS
Tip: This step can be done in advanced and set aside to make weekday dinners easy and quick.
1lb ground turkey
1 large carrot
1 celery stalk
2 tbs Fresh parsley
Non Stick Spray
Seasoning of your choice
Preheat oven to 425F
In a food processor pulse zucchini, onion, carrot and celery. Add to large bowl.
Add turkey, eggs and parsley to the bowl.
Add seasoning. Combine well.
Spray muffin tins with Non stick spray
With an ice cream scoop form meat balls and add to muffin tin.
Bake for 20min until tops are lightly golden
STEP 2: PREHEAT AND ASSEMBLE
Preheat oven to 450
Cut open rolls
Place on a sheet pan
Top with marinara
Sprinkle cheese on top
Bake until cheese is melted, 4-5 min