Italian Turkey Meatballs
Grated zucchini replaces bread crumbs in this meatball recipe.
1 pkg (19 oz) lean ground turkey (93% or 99% lean)
1/3 cup zucchini, peeled and grated (about a half of 1 medium zucchini)
2 tsp garlic, minced
1 onion, minced
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 can (15oz) diced tomatoes, no salt added, undrained
Preheat oven 400 degrees.
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except tomatoes. Form mixture into 18 golf ball sized balls. Place in baking dish. Bake 30 minutes, or until no longer pink in the middle.
Heat skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes with juices. Add meatballs. Cook 5 minutes.
Makes THREE lean servings.