Mexican Turkey Meatballs

November 19, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a recipe for Mexican Turkey Meatballs. These are made using JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey along with egg, garlic, onion, breadcrumbs, chili powder and cumin. Perfect appetizer and under 300 calories. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021!

Mexican Turkey Meatballs
Looking for a kid-friendly appetizer? These bite-sized Mexican meatballs are sure to be a hit. under 300 calories per serving!
Total Time – 1 Hour
Serving Size – 6 Servings


1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
1 egg, beaten
2 cloves minced garlic
¼ cup finely chopped onion
¼ cup dry breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
4 ounces tortilla chips, finely crushed
sour cream and salsa, if desired


1) Preheat oven to 350°F.

2) In medium bowl, combine turkey, egg, garlic, onion, breadcrumbs, chili powder and cumin; shape into approximately 36 (3/4-inch) balls.

3) Place finely crushed tortilla chips on a plate. Roll each meatball in chips, coating thoroughly.

4) Lightly coat 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan with cooking spray and arrange meatballs on pan. Bake 30 minutes or until well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

5) Serve with sour cream and salsa, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Saturated Fat2.5g


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