Reagan’s Favorite Meatballs

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Reagan shared her favorite meatball recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs extra lean ground turkey
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 C old fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1/2 C red onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh ginger, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 C fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 C fresh basil or cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 C zucchini, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped (leave the seeds in for extra spice)
  • 1/2 C red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp. red chili pepper flakes

Directions: 

  1. Heat the oven to 425 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, egg whites and oatmeal through to red chili pepper flakes. Using your hands, work the vegetables, egg whites, oatmeal, herbs and spices into the meat. 
  3. On a pan coated with cooking spray, separate the meat into 7 fist sized meatballs.
  4. Cook for 45 minutes or until cooked through. 

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