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Creole Turkey Meatballs

  • 15 m
  • 40 m
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.”


    • 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


  • 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.
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