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Spinach Turkey Meatballs

Our children call these "Gramby Meatballs" because the recipe came from my dear mother-in-law. It's a great way to make spinach palatable. I usually make a triple batch, bake them all and freeze the extras for a quick meal later. —Mimi Blanco, Bronxville, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • Hot cooked pasta, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine spinach, egg, bread crumbs, onion and seasoned salt. Add turkey and mix well. Shape into 2-in. balls. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. If desired, serve meatballs with pasta.
Nutrition Facts
3 meatballs: 295 calories, 19g fat (6g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 626mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 1/2 starch.

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