Turkey-Pesto Meatballs

Ready in 45 minutes, this savory meatball dish is made with ground turkey and creamy basil pesto sauce. They're great over pasta or in a meatball sub.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 36


lb ground turkey breast
1 1/2
cups Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
cup basil pesto
cup grated Parmesan cheese
teaspoon salt
teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
eggs whites

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with sides or 15x10-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix all ingredients until well combined. Shape mixture into balls; place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of meatballs reads 165°F.

Expert Tips

These meatballs are delicious over pasta, but also make a great meatball sub, or cut them into pieces as a pizza topping.

These meatballs freeze really well. Freeze them individually on a cookie sheet, and when frozen solid, place in a freezer plastic bag.