Jumbo turkey meatballs

By Spencer Watts
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  • 908 grams ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup (120 milliliters) breadcrumbs
  • 1 small onion grated, with juice
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon (22.5 milliliters) Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon (0.5 milliliters) pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 milliliters) chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons (30 milliliters) olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400F (205C).
  2. Add ground turkey, breadcrumbs, grated onion with juice, egg, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, pepper and chili flakes to a large bowl, and stir to combine thoroughly. Using your hands, roll turkey mixture into five to six centimeter diameter balls. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Place meatballs in hot skillet. Sear for two to three minutes. Flip and place skillet in oven. Cook for 15-18 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Serve with marinara sauce over zoodles.
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