Turkey meatballs

Festive Turkey Meatballs

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 10 ingredients
These Festive Turkey meatballs are all your favorite parts about the holidays in one bite. These meatballs are the perfect weeknight fall side along with a crisp salad, and are definitely a perfect party...


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups chicken stock

Nutrition Facts


376 cals


13 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

5 g


35 g


9 g


1 g


31 g


637 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F. Lightly grease a 9” x 13” baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, rice, cranberries onion, egg, milk, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Shape mixture into golf ball sized meatballs. Place 1 inch apart on baking sheet.
  4. Pour chicken stock over meatballs. Cover pan tightly with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake about 45 minutes, until the meatballs are cooked through and the rice is soft.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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