Creole Turkey Meatballs

Creole Turkey Meatballs

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

For a diabetic main dish that's hearty and full of flavor, combine ground turkey breast, fat-free milk, and oats to make delicious, healthy meatballs.

Ingredients 10 servings

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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green sweet pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • ¼ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1 pound uncooked ground turkey


  • Prep

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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl, combine onion, sweet pepper, rolled oats, egg, milk, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt-free seasoning blend, and Creole seasoning. Add turkey; mix well.
  2. Using a small ice cream scoop or slightly rounded measuring tablespoon, shape turkey mixture into 1- ¼-inch balls. Arrange in prepared pan.
  3. Bake, uncovered, about 25 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center (165°F) (see Make Ahead Tip).
  • To make ahead: Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Uncover and bake as directed in Step 3.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about 2 meatballs
  • Per serving: 94 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 1 g fiber; 5 g carbohydrates; 9 g protein; 36 mg cholesterol; 104 mg sodium;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 lean protein, ½ other carb

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