Old World Style Italian Turkey Meatballs

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

These are soft,flavorful cheesy meatballs.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix everything together, and form into golf ball size meatballs, or smaller if thats to your liking. Slowly drop meatballs into my old world Italian spaghetti sauce recipe #139406 when it reaches a slow simmer (about 1/2 hour into cooking time) Be sure to stir slowly and often so meatballs don't stick and crumble in the pot.


Most Helpful

These are excellent! I'm not a big fan of ground turkey, but I wanted to give these a try. I doubled the recipe and I used milk instead of water. I baked them in the oven at 350 for 25 minutes and they turned out perfectly. I made meatball sandwiches the first night, and then spaghetti with meatballs the second night with marinara sauce. These were a big hit. I will be making these again! Thanks for the great recipe!

scottyevil October 20, 2011

This recipe is outstanding! I have an awful time trying to make ground turkey tasty. This recipe is so flavorful, that if I hadn't made them myself, I wouldn't believe they're made from turkey! I followed the recipe except that I used Italian seasoning in place of the basil & oregano. I did use the water called for and the breadcrumbs soaked it right up, so there was no probelm with them being too wet to handle. I made 12 meatballs and baked them on a non-stick rack on a cookie sheet for about 45 minutes. I'm going to freeze them and just take them out when needed. I'm just thrilled to have found this recipe!

burgerbitz September 26, 2010

These were tender, moist and bursting with flavor. It really elevated the ground turkey to a whole new level. My whole family enjoyed these, including my 2 and 3 year old sons. I baked them at 350 for 25 minutes like another reviewer did and they turned out perfectly as well. I then added them to my marinara sauce and cooked for a couple more minutes. DELICIOUS!

mamamountin March 21, 2013

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