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Turkey Quinoa Meatballs

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This Turkey Quinoa Meatballs recipe is deliciously healthy and something your whole family will love! The quinoa is an excellent source of fiber and the lean turkey adds a much needed protein kick.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 pound of lean ground turkey meat
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • ¾ cup of quinoa (cooked)
  • 3 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • ¼ cup of red onion (diced)
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper
  • ¼ cup of parsley (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons of basils (chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon of salt and two cups of tomato sauce
  • Extra parsley or some lettuce (optional)

Instructions:

1. Set your oven to around 350°F

2. Apply cooking spray to a baking sheet

3. Mix the meat, egg, spices and the other ingredients into a bowl

4. Roll the mixture into 1 inch meatballs and place them on the baking sheet

5. Bake them in the preheated oven for around half an hour

6. Heat the two cups of tomato sauce in a saucepan while the meatballs are in the oven

7. Put the turkey meatballs in once and add some extra parsley or some lettuce leaves (optional)

Enjoy this recipe with a side of pasta and a side salad for a well-rounded and delicious meal!



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