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Kid-Friendly Meatballs

This is a meatball recipe your family will love. It's a great way to sneak in some extra veggies for yourself and your kids.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 2 meatballs

  • Calories 110
  • Carbohydrate 8 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Fat 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.3 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 185 mg
  • Potassium 220 mg

This Recipe Serves 11

Ingredients

Sauce
½ cup ketchup
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Meatballs
1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
1/2 zucchini, grated
1 carrot, grated
1/2 onion, grated
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 cup rolled oats
3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together meatball ingredients. Shape into 1-inch balls.
  4. Place meatballs on a baking sheet and top evenly with sauce (1½ teaspoon per meatball). 
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until done.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Use certified gluten-free oats and confirm all ingredients are gluten-free to make this dish gluten-free.

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