Turkey-Pesto Meatballs

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Turkey-Pesto Meatballs
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 36

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.

Bree Hester
Created December 8, 2011
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  • 2
    lb ground turkey breast
  • 1 1/2
    cups Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2
    cup basil pesto
  • 1/3
    cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/4
    teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2
    eggs whites


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  • 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.

  • 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.

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