Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x

These delicious turkey meatballs are packed with fresh zucchini to make them juicy and tender!



  • 2 lb. ground turkey, 93% lean (not extra lean)
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 cups grated zucchini, squeezed dry with paper towels
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 24 oz. jar marinara sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients (except for the sauce) in a bowl and mix well to combine.
  3. Portion out into balls with a #20 ice cream scoop, you’ll get about 28 meatballs.
  4. Place the meatballs on a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray and bake for 20-25 minutes until the meatballs are no longer pink inside.
  5. Add the meatballs along with a jar of marinara sauce to a large skillet and heat until warmed through, about 15 minuets.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

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