Recipe: Mexican Turkey Meatballs

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Mexican Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Give this hearty, protein-rich recipe a try that is full of cilantro and goodness! Cilantro is a source of iron, magnesium, and manganese. This low cal herb also contains phytochemicals that are powerful antioxidants, which help the body fight disease and aging. This healthy recipe makes 4 servings of turkey meatballs.

Mexican Turkey Meatballs Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup salsa

Turkey MeatballsMexican Turkey Meatballs Directions

  • Combine all ingredients except the oil and salsa. Form the mixture into 1-inch balls.
  • Heat the oil in a wide sauté pan. Add the meatballs and brown them on all sides until cooked through 8 to 10 minutes. You may have to work with 2 batches.
  • If you have put a batch of meatballs to the side, place all of them back in the pan. Add the salsa. Cook until it coats the turkey meatballs, about 1 minute.

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Nutritionist at Fresh Balance Nutrition helps you to enjoy whole foods to reach a healthy weight, avoid disease, and feel balanced. Jennifer Cohen Katz is a registered dietitian/ nutritionist that lives the same active, healthy lifestyle she recommends to clients. Her knowledge and passion encompass integrative and functional nutrition, sports nutrition, and whole foods cooking.
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