Italian Paleo Turkey Meatballs

13 25 180
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
Italian Paleo Turkey Meatballs
Health Highlights
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 dash 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.


To make nightshade free - omit red peppers

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 180
Calories from fat 47
Calories from saturated fat 10.7
Total Fat 5.2 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 521 mg
Potassium 467 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
Sugars 1.4 g
Protein 29.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources