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High Protein Meatballs Made of Ground Turkey


5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 20 pieces


  • 1 1/2 lb ground turkey
  • 1 medium size carrots around 1/4 cup chopped
  • 2 stems celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1 small size onion chopped this can be 1/8 cup when chopped
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon or more salt
  • 1/4 cup Hoisin Sauce
  • 1/8 cup ketchup


  • Pre heat oven at 350 F
  • Chopped the celery, cilantro, and carrots in an electric chopper.Place it in a large bowl
  • Add the ground turkey meat in the celery mixture.
  • Add in egg, salt, onion and cornstarch.
  • Mix and form into a ball. Place in a baking pan line with wire or just place directly in the baking sheet pan
  • Bake for 20 minutes, until cook through. You can tell because it will brown on the sides. As shown on the above photo or, you can test one meatball and see if it is cooked through.
  • For the sauce:
  • Mix Hoisin sauce and ketchup in a sauce pan. Heat in a low heat until simmering. Gently add the meatballs. Coat the meatballs with the sauce. Serve hot.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 55kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 9gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 93mgPotassium: 116mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 43IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg