Spiced Turkey Meatballs

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Meatball recipes usually include bread crumbs as a filler and sometimes for an outside coating. This recipe uses ground potato chips. The eggs will hold the meatballs together, and who doesn’t love potato chips?

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. fennel seeds
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups crushed low-salt potato chips, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. canola oil

Directions

  • In a large bowl, mix the turkey, eggs, garlic, oregano, basil, cinnamon, fennel seeds, cheese, 1 cup potato chip crumbs, salt, and pepper.
  • Place a large sheet of waxed paper on the counter. Sprinkle remaining cup of chip crumbs on it.
  • Form 1" meatballs from the turkey mixture. Roll meatballs in crumbs to coat.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry meatballs until well browned, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and then either refrigerate, freeze, or serve with the marinara sauce of your choice.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. fennel seeds
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups crushed low-salt potato chips, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. canola oil

Directions

  • In a large bowl, mix the turkey, eggs, garlic, oregano, basil, cinnamon, fennel seeds, cheese, 1 cup potato chip crumbs, salt, and pepper.
  • Place a large sheet of waxed paper on the counter. Sprinkle remaining cup of chip crumbs on it.
  • Form 1" meatballs from the turkey mixture. Roll meatballs in crumbs to coat.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry meatballs until well browned, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and then either refrigerate, freeze, or serve with the marinara sauce of your choice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol95mg
Sodium280mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein15g