Servings: 
36
Ethnicity: 
Mexican
Occasion: 
Cinco de Mayo
New Year's
Superbowl
Preparation Method: 
Bake
Product Type: 
Ground Turkey

Nutrition Facts

  • Total Calories 44
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • % Daily Total Fat 40
  • Cholesterol 15 g
  • Sodium 61 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 3 g
  • Protein 3 g

Mexican Turkey Meatballs with Creamy Salsa

Recipe by The National Turkey Federation

GROUND TURKEY:
1 Pound
egg, beaten:
1
garlic, minced:
2 Cloves
onion, finely chopped:
1/4 Cup
dry bread crumbs:
1/4 Cup
chili powder:
1 Teaspoon
cumin:
1/2 Teaspoon
tortilla chips, finely crushed:
4 Ounces
Nonstick vegetable cooking spray:
CREAMY SALSA:
non-fat sour cream:
3/4 Cup
salsa:
1/2 Cup
 

In medium bowl, combine turkey, egg, garlic, onion, bread crumbs, chili powder and cumin. Mix well. Shape into about 36, 3/4-inch balls.

Place crushed chips on plate. Roll each meatball in chips, coating thoroughly.

Lightly coat baking pan (10 x 15-inch) with nonstick vegetable cooking spray and arrange meatballs on pan. Bake at a preheated 350 degree F oven for 20 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center and internal temperature registers 165 degrees F.

CREAMY SALSA

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sour cream and salsa. Use as dip for meatballs.