a side view of the baked turkey meatballs in a cast iron skillet

Baked Turkey Meatballs

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 meatballs 1x
  • Category: Mains
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


These easy, baked turkey meatballs are delicious and healthy. The recipe is baked in the oven and super versatile. You can serve them in red sauce for a healthy Italian dinner or serve them over noodles with a cream sauce for a Swedish-inspired meal, or top them with spicy chimichurri sauce and serve them with rice.



  • 1 1/4 pounds lean turkey
  • 2/3 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon all-spice, optional
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic


  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F and line a baking sheet *affiliate link with parchment paper *affiliate link. Set aside.
  2. Add meatball ingredients to a large mixing bowl *affiliate link. With clean hands, mix together until evenly combined.
  3. Roll meatballs into 1 1/2 – 2” balls and place on prepared baking sheet *affiliate link.
  4. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165˚F. Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.

Keywords: dairy free, easy, 5 ingredient, healthy, turkey