• Hands-on Time

    10 min

  • Total Time

    20 min

  • Difficulty

    Not too tricky

  • Servings

    12

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Learning to Embrace Added Value + {Recipe} Turkey Quinoa Meatballs

Ingredients

Turkey Quinoa Meatballs with Tomato-Carrot Marinara Dipping Sauce

  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pasta sauce, heated
  • 1/4 cup pureed or grated carrots

Directions

Turkey Quinoa Meatballs with Tomato-Carrot Marinara Dipping Sauce


Heat oven to 400°F.

Combine ground turkey, quinoa, egg, Italian seasoning, garlic and salt in large bowl, mixing thoroughly.

Shape into 12 two-inch meatballs.

Place on rack in broiler pan. Bake in 400°F oven 20 minutes or under cooked through.

In small bowl, combine pasta sauce with carrots.

Serve with sauce with cooked meatballs or serve over hot cooked whole-wheat pasta, if desired.