Mini Turkey Meatballs With a Fresh Couscous Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Melanie B.

We have been eating a lot of turkey over the last few years instead of beef, and I developed this recipe to fill some of my mediterranean tastes one night.

Top Review by venturous foodie

The meatballs were tasty but I didn't care for the coucous salad. I love my coucous warm. Also, I had my hubby squeeze fresh lemon juice and it overpowered the salad. Overall it was unique and healthful! So thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook couscous according to package instructions.
  2. Combine couscous with scallions, tomatoes, cucumber, lemon juice, lemon zest, parsley, garbanzo beans and 1 TBS olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix ground turkey with cumin, cinnamon, oregano, and salt & pepper to season. Shape into small meatballs.
  4. Heat a large skillet with 2 TBS olive oil to medium high heat. Add meatballs and cook until desired doneness. About 4-5 minutes on all sides.
  5. Serve Meatballs with the Couscous salad. Garnish with a sprinkling of parsley, olives, or feta cheese if you prefer.

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