Kid-Friendly Meatballs

Kid-Friendly Meatballs
Summary

This is a diabetes-friendly meatball recipe your family will love. It’s a great way to sneak in some extra veggies for yourself and your kids.

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Cook time
    45 min
  • Servings
    11 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 meatballs
Dinner Holidays & Entertaining Lunch Quick & Easy Lower Carb Italian Kid Friendly
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

11 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 meatballs
  • Amount per serving Calories 110

  • Total Fat 4.5g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 190mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 10g
  • Potassium 220mg
Dinner Holidays & Entertaining Lunch Quick & Easy Lower Carb Italian Kid Friendly
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ketchup
    1/2 cup
  • balsamic vinegar
    3 tbsp
  • ground turkey (93% lean)
    1 lbs
  • zucchini (grated)
    1/2
  • carrot(s) (grated)
    1
  • onion (grated)
    1/2
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • chili powder
    2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • salt (optional)
    1/4 tsp
  • egg(s) (slightly beaten)
    1
  • old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick cooking)
    1/2 cup
  • Parmesan cheese (freshly grated )
    3 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the ketchup and vinegar for the sauce.

  3. In a medium bowl, mix together remaining ingredients for the meatballs. Shape into 1-inch balls.

  4. Place meatballs on a baking sheet and top evenly with sauce (11/2 Tsp. per meatball).

  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until done.

Reviews
  • Recommended

    @Aimee Thank you for pointing this out! The recipe has been adjusted to make this more clear.

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    It's not very helpful when the instructions say: 'whisk together sauce ingredients' when you don't specify which ingredients those are. Likewise for the meatballs and many other recipes on this site.