If you're trying to eat a bit healthier, this turkey meatball recipe may be something that you want to try. Making your own meatballs means to you can control what you put into them. Although I love a good beef meatball, subbing for turkey in a classic meatball recipe can be a small stepping stone to eating healthier. Here's how to make some tasty turkey meatballs.
2 lbs of ground turkey
2 tsp of kosher salt
1 tbs of chopped garlic
1/2 cup of plain breadcrumbs
1 dollop of ricotta cheese
1/4 cup of fresh chopped parsley
1/4 cup of fresh chopped oregano
1.) Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2.) Combine all ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Get in there and get your hands dirty :)
3.) Make a small tester patty of the meatball mixture and pan fry it for a taste test. You want to make sure that everything tastes good and make any necessary adjustments before it goes into the oven to bake.
4.) Using an ice cream scoop, or large spoon, scoop the meatball portions on to a lined baking sheet. You want the size of the meatballs to be consistent to ensure that the all cook evenly.
4.) Roll each portion in your hands to compress the meat into a ball and line them up on the baking sheet. Lining them up will help you identify if there's any meatballs that are completely different sized.
5.) Bake for 17 minutes at 375 degrees.
I learned how to make a basic meatball on Skillshare thru a class that was taught by the executive chef at the famous Meatball Shop in New York. I've talked about Skillshare before here where I took a class about the basics of modern calligraphy.
This latest class I took on Skillshare was called:
Show Us Your Balls: Meatball Making with The Meatball Shop
In this class I learned how to make their classic beef meatball and vegetarian tomato sauce using their recipe. It taught the basic techniques and was really easy to follow. Skillshare is an awesome site that has many classes from Photoshop fundamentals to Branding and even Intros to 3D Printing. I really love the idea continuing to learn and challenge myself by taking classes like this.
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