Turkey meatballs

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Turkey meatballs

Makes 20-24 meatballs

  • 1 slice whole-wheat bread, pulsed into crumbs
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup finely grated carrot
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey meat
  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine all ingredients except the turkey meat into a large work bowl.
  3. Once the ingredients are well-mixed, add turkey meat. Using your hands, combine all ingredients.
  4. Form meatballs into 2-1/2 inch balls (a cookie dough scoop works well).
  5. Place meatballs on a greased cookie sheet. Broil for 10 minutes until meatballs and brown and no longer pink in the center.
  6. Serve with marinara sauce for dipping.