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.
Servings 6 servings
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%