Turkey meatballs
Servings: 4
Prep time: 15
Total time: 60 minutes

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 appetizer. They also happen to be a great dish to bring to a friend who may not feel well enough to eat a full holiday meal but still yearns for the nostalgic taste. These are so easy to make — the hands-on time is very minimal. These meatballs are also great dipped in one of our awesome cranberry sauce recipes. Enjoy!


  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.


  • 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

Nutritional Information


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

*per serving

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