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To make this a completely healthy meal, serve over spaghetti squash rather than pasta!
"The recipe as follows was too watery so I added about 3/4 cup more breadcrumbs. I also did not have beef broth so I used one cup of chicken broth and a splash of soy sauce. I baked them in a marinara sauce layer for 25 minutes...came out DELICIOUS. I may use 1/2 cup of broth next time so I can use less breadcrumb but overall, these were great!"- jillrussack
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Preheat oven to 450.
Stir together oatmeal and next 12 ingredients (through nutmeg). Combine the ground turkey with the bread crumb mixture. Stir together with a fork.
Use a cookie dropper, portioning scoop, or two spoons and shape the meat mixture into balls (about 2").
Coat a baking sheet (with sides) with nonstick spray. Space meatballs on tray so they're not crowded or touching.
Cover bottom of pan with beef broth. Bake for 25 minutes or until the meatballs are just cooked through.
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missjess87 1 year agoI make this all the time. You can sub out the dairy for almond or soy milk and its amazing!!
jillrussack 1 year agoThe recipe as follows was too watery so I added about 3/4 cup more breadcrumbs. I also did not have beef broth so I used one cup of chicken broth and a splash of soy sauce. I baked them in a marinara sauce layer for 25 minutes...came out DELICIOUS. I may use 1/2 cup of broth next time so I can use less breadcrumb but overall, these were great!
srbodlak 1 year agoOh yeah, these ARE good! With the one cup of bread crumbs in addition to the oatmeal, they shaped up nicely. I also made a meatloaf with part of the meat, which baked about 35 minutes.
erikawasielewski 1 year agoThe flavor is great on these! However, mine were really loose. I ended up with patties instead of balls because there was no way to shape them. But because they are so tasty I plan to make again. Thanks!
Whedongeek 1 year agoMy family loves this, but I don't use pepper flakes
Whedongeek 1 year agoSome of the best meatballs I've made!
noramariecunning 1 year agoMakes a lot so i used half for balls and made half into a loaf. So yummy,
Summerobaby 1 year agoI just tried this recipe tonight and it was delish! I did not have beef broth so I skipped it in the mix and baked the meatballs over spaghetti sauce in the oven. I also used skim milk instead. My fiancée loved it and so did I. Great recipe to make on a busy work night since it is so fast, easy and pretty healthy.
Whedongeek 1 year agoBest meatballs I've ever made!
Lmconstable 1 year agoI found this recipe very 'loose'. Next time I would use less liquids... Still tasty though!
Akayj424 2 years agoso moist and delicious! I didn't have oregano, parsley or basil - so I just used a bunch of Italian spices in place.
nsp218 2 years agoPretty good. We will make these again for sure!
Thegreatgwendini 2 years agoWe love these! My 5 year old daughter helps roll them which makes it fun too. I skip using cheese but do use seasoned breadcrumbs.
jwhung 2 years agoI didn't have basil or nutmeg, and substituted chicken broth for beef stock. And I only had 1.5lbs of ground turkey so made some adjustments. It still came out pretty good, a tad salty but that probably because I eyeball everything.
Chameray 3 years agoI've had so many compliments on this recipe. The meatballs stayed so juicy and fresh and not dried out. Although my ingredients varied a little more from this recipe, I may post my own.
pkjjfdb 3 years agoI made a batch and froze them on a cookie sheet prior to the cooking stage, then stored in a freezer bag. Now I can take out as many as I need, thaw and bake. Tastes fresher than freezing after cooking.
TealWillow 3 years agoGreat recipe! My family loved them with pasta and as sandwhiches.
morganwood 4 years agoThe orginal recipe called for bread crumbs (instead of oatmeal), eggs (instead of Egg Beaters) and ground chuck (rather than ground turkey). I've made the changes to make it a bit more healthy, but these are great both ways. On 'cooking marathon' days, I'll triple the recipe and fill the freezer. A cookie dropper or portioning scoop really helps the shaping go faster. [I posted this recipe.]