Italian Paleo Turkey Meatballs

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
Italian Paleo Turkey Meatballs
Health Rating
High in lean protein!


454 gm Ground turkey, extra lean
3 tbsp Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill
1 large egg Egg
1 small Yellow onion (finely diced)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (optional, but so good)
1/4 cup Parsley, fresh (finely chopped)
1 tbsp Rosemary, fresh (finely chopped)
1 tbsp Sage, fresh (finely chopped)
2 tbsp Basil, fresh (finely chopped)
1/4 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (finely chopped)
3/4 tsp Sea salt (or to taste)
1/4 tsp Black pepper (or to taste)


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients, with the exception of the 1/4 cup of almond flour, until well combined.
3. Wet your hands slightly and form 1 1/2-inch meatballs. You should have about 16-18 meatballs.
4. Roll the meatballs in the almond flour and place them on a parchment-paper-lined cookie sheet.
5. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until no longer pink inside.
6. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 194
Calories from fat 57
Calories from saturated fat 10.8
Total Fat 6.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Cholesterol 111 mg
Sodium 523 mg
Potassium 428 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 1.2 g
Protein 30.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources



To make nightshade free - omit red peppers