Turkey Meatball Recipes So Good, You Won't Miss the Beef

Skillet Turkey Meatballs
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

It's hard to say no to a good meatball. They instantly up the comfort and cozy factor of any dish. Spaghetti, ziti, soup, sliders, put a meatball on top and it instantly becomes a hearty meal. Plus, they're super easy to prep, making them ideal make-ahead morsels. Whip up a big batch and freeze any extras for a quick addition to another meal. With the turkey meatball, you're getting everything you love about the traditional one with a little less saturated fat. This is one small way to incorporate a healthier choice into your meals without sacrificing on deliciousness. From our classic Turkey Meatballs (you can throw them on just about anything) to the warm, inviting Italian Turkey Meatball Soup, these turkey meatball recipes won't disappoint. You'll soon find that they've worked their way into your weekly supper meal plans.

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Turkey and Spinach Meatball Sandwiches

Turkey and Spinach Meatball Sandwiches
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Turkey and Spinach Meatball Sandwiches

Eating greens is definitely not a chore when you serve these Turkey and Spinach Meatball Sandwiches. Parmesan-seasoned meatballs sneakily incorporate chopped spinach, but no one will notice. Plate everything on a crusty hoagie roll and watch these sandwiches disappear. They'll be begging for seconds!

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Turkey Meatballs

Skillet Turkey Meatballs
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Turkey Meatballs

Tender turkey meatballs swim in a hearty, rich tomato sauce topped with golden, bubbly cheese. A sprinkling of basil rounds out the flavors. Serve with pasta, rice, salad, and/or your side of choice.

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Italian Turkey Meatball Soup

Italian-Style Turkey Meatball Soup Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Italian Turkey Meatball Soup

This cozy soup is loaded with all the good stuff. Hearty turkey meatballs float in the garlicky broth with beans, carrots, onions, and celery. Add a few (read: hefty) shavings of Parmigiano-Reggiano and you've got yourself a meal you can eat while you listen to the rain pound the windowpanes.

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