Spinach Turkey Meatballs

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

Updated: Apr. 26, 2023
Our children call these "Gramby Meatballs" because the recipe came from my dear mother-in-law. It's a great way to make spinach palatable. I usually make a triple batch, bake them all and freeze the extras for a quick meal later. —Mimi Blanco, Bronxville, New York
Spinach Turkey Meatballs Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • Hot cooked pasta, optional

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine spinach, egg, bread crumbs, onion and seasoned salt. Add turkey and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 2-in. balls. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink. Drain meatballs on paper towels. If desired, serve with pasta.

Nutrition Facts

3 meatballs: 234 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 568mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 0.500 starch.