I made these last night so we could have spaghetti and meatballs. I only had 1 lb. of ground turkey, so I cut the recipe by 1/3, and I got 20 meatballs out of it. I used minced garlic from a jar (about 1 tsp.) and 1 tsp. dried onion flakes. I didn't have cajun seasoning, so I couldn't put that in, but I added a bit more breadcrumbs, so I could roll them. I baked them at 400 degrees for 25 minutes (they were pretty much done by then) and then put them in the sauce (to stay warm, basically). These were good and I'll probably use them again for other uses, like you've suggested. Thanks for posting this recipe!
I made these meatballs for a potluck, and there was not one left! I put them in an Italian tomato sauce, simmered in a crock pot, and served at the potluck, and they were devoured quickly. Thanks, Chelle, for posting a recipe that I will be using again!
I don't want to leave a star rating because I didn't use the cajun seasoning. We thought these meatballs were just OK. The kids didn't like them. Even though I used a good amount of garlic and onion powder, they still didn't have a lot of flavor. Kind of dull. Perhaps the cajun seasoning would add the missing flavor.
I did not use the Cajun seasoning, but instead a few shakes of cayenne. I used maybe 1 3/4 C. breadcrumbs - I added one and then just kept adding until the right texture was made. I added garlic powder AND refridgerator minced garlic, as we love garlic. These meatballs are delicious and since it made so many, I won't be making them again for awhile because I will have a supply on hand, which my DS will love! I made minis in the oven for him (along with larger ones later) and they turned out great. Thanks! I can see why they're "famous!"
very simple, very easy, and very tasty! I didn't think my boys were going to leave enough to make it to the table! I didn't use the cajun seasoning and I used fresh roasted garlic in place of the garlic powder. I also eyeballed all of my ingredients, I'm not into measureing when I can get close with eyeballing. I used a small icecream scoop to portion out my meatballs. We ending up with 52 super yummy meatballs. I'll be making this again!
I thought these were great! And even the husband commented how good they turned out. I ended up using about 1 1/4 c. bread crumbs (I know she eyeballs it, and so did I after the first cup). I didn't use any cajun seasoning because I didn't have any, but instead I added a few shakes of red pepper flakes. Wasn't enough to make it spicy, but was enough to give it a little extra flavor. I split up my meatballs. I made some on the stove top to make supper quick, and then I threw the rest in the oven while we ate. I'd have to say the ones in the oven turned out better. Though they took a little bit longer to cook. I baked mine at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. On the stove top, they took about 15-20 minutes. I just let the leftovers totally cool and threw them in the freezer. These are going to be great for a quick reheat. I love how there are so many ways to reuse them. Makes it hard to get sick of them! Great for OAMC!!
very,very good meatballs...the best i have made so far....i only had 1 lb of ground turkey, so i adjst accordinly...didnt have any cajun seasoning( also dont care for it) so i subsitute for a mango chipotle spice i had( about 1/2 teaspoon)...also put about 1 teaspoon of each the garlic and onion powder and an overflowing 1/4 cup of parmesan and romano cheese blend......was really good on its own and also with italian wedding soup (made extra tiny meatballs for that one..)my kids loved the meatballs...thx for the recipe...
i used these in my own personal swedish meatball recipe--very good except i may have burnt them a bit--oops
Yum! I left out the cajun seasoning, since I didn't have any. I also baked these instead of frying them. They are really good meatballs.