Turkey Meatballs RecipeLife’s a Ball

Today we are bringing you a yummy recipe that can act as a delicious comfort food any time of year. Our turkey meatballs recipe features a light mix of garlic and mint with complementary notes of cumin and cayenne. It is great as a full meal with the family or as an hors d’oeuvre for any dinner parties you may be hosting. These meatballs are super easy to whip up in a hurry, and even a perfect re-heatable lunch option. We are pairing the recipe with a fresh yogurt dip that adds some lemon-y flavors to the meatballs – a fabulous combo!

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Zucchini Turkey Meatballs

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Turkey Meatballs Recipe
Serves 4
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  1. 1 1/4 lb Ground Turkey
  2. 2 Medium Zucchinis
  3. 4 Green Onions
  4. 1 Egg
  5. 2 Cloves of Garlic, chopped
  6. 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  7. 2 tsp Ground Cayenne
  8. 1/2 cup Chopped Mint
  9. 1/2 Cup Copped Cilantro
  10. 1 tsp Salt
  11. 1 tsp Ground Pepper
  12. Oil for frying
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Grate zucchini using cheese grater and finely slice the green onions. Place in a large bowl along with all other ingredients. Mix well with hands.
  3. Shape mixture into large meatballs using approximately 1/4 cup of mixture per meatball
  4. Pour enough oil to thinly cover a large frying pan. Heat on medium-high and add the meatballs in a clockwise direction, pressing them down lightly with a spatula.
  5. Brown on all sides, then transfer to a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for approximately 8 minutes.
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Lemon Garlic Yogurt Dip
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  1. 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  2. 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt
  3. 1 Tbsp Lemon Zest
  4. 1-2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  5. 1 small Clove of Garlic, grated
  6. 1 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  7. 1/2 tsp Paprika
  8. Generous pinch of salt and pepper
  1. Combine all dip ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Cover and chill in refrigerator.
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