This is your tasty, leaner alternative to regular meatballs.
Course: Cocktail party, Main Dish, Snack
Author: Chef Maria Cummins
1canNonstick cooking sprayor grape seed oil spray
1poundlean ground turkey95-percent
1/4cupfinely chopped onions
1/4cupgrated carrots*if organic there's no need to peel them
1/4cupgrated zucchini*if organic there's no need to peel them
1tablespoonsoy sauceor Braggs Liquid Aminos
Preheat oven to 500°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil then grease with cooking or grape seed oil spray: set aside.
In a large bowl, mix together beef, quinoa, onions, carrots, zucchini, ketchup, garlic, soy sauce, pepper, salt, oregano, thyme and egg until well combined.
Shape beef mixture into 16 balls (the size of a golf ball) and transfer to prepared baking sheet. Roast until cooked through and golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
Serve hot with marinara, bbq, creole or teriyaki sauce.
Can be served with zucchini pasta, whole wheat, gluten free pasta, brown rice, in skewers, in a sandwich or even wraps.You can freeze them for up to a year! Just defrost overnight in refrigerator and heat to internal temperature of 165F degrees.
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