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a bowl full of buffalo turkey meatballs

Buffalo Turkey Meatballs

These buffalo turkey meatballs are easy to make and have the perfect amount of buffalo flavor! Great for a game day snack or as part of a dinnertime meal. 
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword buffalo meatballs, buffalo turkey meatballs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 243kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers


For the meatballs:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz Monterey Mushrooms baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese (optional)

For the buffalo sauce for tossing the meatballs:

  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add the mushrooms to a food processor and pulse until they're chopped finely (or chop finely by hand).
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and cook for about 5-7 minutes, until tender and golden brown. Let cool for a few minutes.
  • Combine all the remaining ingredients for the meatballs along with the cooked mushrooms in a large bowl. Mix well, then roll into meatballs and place on baking sheets.
  • Bake the meatballs for 35 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  • When meatballs are done, combine the butter and hot sauce together in a large bowl. Toss with the cooked meatballs. Enjoy!


This recipe makes approximately 30 small meatballs. One serving = 5 small meatballs.
Nutrition analysis (approximate per serving):
243 calories, 15.5 g fat, 6 g sat fat, 1000 mg sodium, 7.5 g carbohydrate, 1.5 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 18 g protein, Vitamin A: 6%, Vitamin C: 26%, Calcium: 8%, Iron: 10%


Calories: 243kcal