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30 Minute Meals (or less!): 20+ Good Ideas | Moist Turkey Meatloaf Meatballs

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  • Author: Laney Schwartz
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 20 meatballs 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven baked

Description

Looking for a new spin on classic meatballs? Try these super moist Baked Turkey Meatloaf Meatballs! Packed with flavor from finely minced vegetables and a homemade meatloaf glaze, these meatballs are perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a fun appetizer for a party!


Ingredients

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  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • ½ cup panko
  • 3 tablespoons finely minced shallot
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 3 tablespoons grated carrot (1 medium carrot)
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives 
  • ¼ cup finely chopped spinach
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Glaze

  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Add all the ingredients for the meatballs to a large bowl. Use a fork or clean hands to mix everything together until well combined. Be careful not to over mix as the meatballs can become tough. 
  3. Form into golf ball sized meatballs and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes while you make the glaze. 
  5. In a small bowl mix together the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. 
  6. After the meatballs have baked for 10 minutes, remove them from the oven and brush the sauce over each meatball.
  7. Place them back in the oven for another 10-12 minutes.
  8. Remove and enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.