Creamy Spinach Turkey Meatballs

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Creamy Spinach Turkey Meatballs
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Creamy Spinach Turkey Meatballs Recipe - #turkey #chicken #meatballs #recipe #eatwell101 - These turkey meatballs are Gluten-free, low-carb, and keto-friendly - Perfect for a crowd-pleasing weeknight dinner.
Creamy Spinach Turkey Meatballs Recipe - #turkey #chicken #meatballs #recipe #eatwell101 - These turkey meatballs are Gluten-free, low-carb, and keto-friendly - Perfect for a crowd-pleasing weeknight dinner.

Creamy Spinach Turkey Meatballs – Incredibly easy turkey meatballs with chicken in creamy spinach and sun-dried tomato sauce – Tuscan style! The cheesy spinach turkey and chicken meatballs just melt in your mouth, it’s so good. We know meatballs are not necessarily the most glamorous things you make in the kitchen, but they sure can be a lifesaver when life gets busy. These spinach turkey meatballs are Gluten-free, low-carb, and keto-friendly – Perfect for a crowd-pleasing weeknight dinner. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the creamy spinach turkey meatballs

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1. To make the creamy spinach turkey meatballs: In a large bowl, combine ground turkey and ground chicken, cheese, grated garlic, Italian seasoning, bouillon cube, red chili pepper flakes, chopped cilantro, and black pepper. Mix well with your hands or fork and form medium balls. Arrange the turkey meatballs on a plate and set them aside.

2. Melt 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Cook the turkey meatballs for 8 – 10 minutes on all sides until browned and cooked through. Remove to a clean plate and set aside.

3. In the same pan, melt 1 tablespoon of butter in the remaining cooking juices. Add in the garlic and fry until fragrant (about one minute). Add onion and stir fry until translucent. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and fry for 1-2 minutes, so they release their flavors. Finally, pour in the vegetable broth, and allow the sauce to reduce slightly. 

4. Reduce heat to low, add in the heavy cream, and bring to a gentle simmer while stirring occasionally. Season the cream sauce with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Add in the baby spinach and allow to wilt in the sauce. Finally, add in the parmesan cheese. Allow cream sauce to simmer for a further minute until the cheese melts through. 

6. Add the cooked turkey meatballs back into the pan; sprinkle with the parsley, and spoon the sauce over each meatball. Serve the creamy garlic spinach Tuscan meatballs over steamed veg or cauliflower rice for Keto dieters, or rice or pasta for non-Keto. Enjoy! ❤️

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Tips for the creamy spinach turkey meatballs recipe

These creamy spinach turkey meatballs are a quick and easy dinner that’s 100% sure to please everyone! Here are a few tips for tweaking it to your taste.

  • You can mix in 1 lb (450g) ground beef and 1 lb (450g) spicy pork sausage instead of using ground turkey and chicken. Or feel free to create your own custom mix.
  • Make sure to cook the meatballs on medium fire to avoid burning them while still raw on the inside.
  • You can add an egg to keep your turkey meatballs juicy and moist. Add a little butter if you feel the meatballs will be too dry.
  • Try to keep your ground turkey, ground chicken, and other ingredients as cold as possible and make the turkey meatballs mixture in a chilled bowl. This way you‘ll keep the fat from melting and breaking down before you cook the turkey meatballs.

How and how long to keep the turkey meatballs leftovers? 

You can keep the turkey meatballs leftover for up to 2 days in an airtight container in your refrigerator. Reheat with a few drops of water to loosen the spinach and sundried tomato sauce. If you wish to freeze the cooked turkey meatballs, keep them in a freezer-safe storage bag or container and keep them frozen for up to 3 months. Allow thawing in your refrigerator overnight before reheating the turkey meatballs in your oven or on the stove.

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  • Katie

    2024-04-28 19:45:13

    This dish is Awesome! Only substitute was milk for heavy cream & added 2oz cream cheese. Delicious. Family said this was a fancy Italian restaurant meal! Made w/ Spaghetti noodles

  • Tanya

    2024-02-13 08:31:07

    I made these meatballs last night for dinner and they were awesome! Instead of sun dried tomatoes I roasted grape tomatoes in the oven on 425 for 15 minutes with some olive oil, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar and added them to the sauce just before serving! I’ll def make it again! Thanks for sharing!

  • Addie

    2024-01-02 20:02:16

    Great! I used frozen meatballs and didn’t have sun dried tomatoes on hand so used a can of stewed tomatoes. Loaded it up with a ton a spinach. Easy, yummy and something me and my whole fam (picky 2 year old included) enjoyed. Served with pasta.

  • jonise

    2023-10-21 21:57:23

    These were absolutely delicious. The sauce was great. My husband and I enjoyed every bite

  • Shanice

    2023-10-01 18:12:47

    This is definitely NOT a beginners recipe!! The measurements and instructions are alittle off. So as with any recipe use your discernment! But you will definitely need to know how to cook to throw this one together!! Over all it was very good! But no need to add the same amount of cilantro (parsley) as meat, that is way too much! Also cream to broth ratio is off if you make it by the recipe. Also if adding Parmesan and using a salted broth there is really no reason to add extra salt!

  • Elesha

    2023-08-06 20:19:56

    This recipe was great! My family loved it. Our 9 year old kept saying, "this dinner is a 10 out of 10, Mom!" Thanks for sharing.

  • Rachel

    2023-05-27 10:19:30

    So good! Is a serving only two meatballs?

  • Jackie

    2023-05-23 18:49:18

    My co-worker made this at the weekend and knowing how much of a foodie I am, gave me a taste testing today. Yay me! Absolutely fabulous. Full deep flavor, I didn’t miss the red meat at all. Moist and the sauce is perfection. She served with chick pea pasta to further amp healthy. I’m in love.

  • Susanne

    2023-05-07 20:33:34

    I made this tonight. This was absolutely delicious. As a side dish, I made whole wheat orzo pasta.

  • Laura

    2023-04-30 20:14:46

    I loved this recipe! I added 2 cups of veggie brother and orzo pasta, it was amazing!

  • Leila

    2023-04-07 22:38:53

    BEYOND AMAZING! I used ground Turkey and 1/4 heavy cream and the rest half and half. SO FLAVORFUL!

  • Rich T.

    2023-02-27 18:23:30

    Made this tonight. Very tasty! Thank you.

  • Mariah

    2022-12-10 21:14:51

    So savory and delicious, and I'm hard to please. But.. one question.. why do I have all this leftover olive oil prepped? I don't see where it's supposed to be used in the recipe.

  • KB

    2022-12-05 18:39:00

    This recipe was delicious 🤤 we loved it and we have picky eaters here. 4 teenagers 5 if you include my husband sometimes hehe I’m always looking for recipes to sneak veggies in and this one did it! I made ours with Jasmine Rice and I did not put the bouillon cube in. It was delicious we love it!!

  • Michele Johnson

    2022-10-11 20:40:13

    That was heavenly! This will definitely be one of my favorite dinner recipes!!

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  • Alex Kern

    2022-10-05 13:23:34

    Absolutely divine! I served this over home made mashed potatoes, the sauce works perfectly as a gravy. The bouillon cube was hard to crumble and left little chunks in the mix, so I would recommend 1 tablespoon of granulated bullion instead.

  • Blayke

    2022-09-30 00:49:50

    Delicious. I added some fresh mushroom to mine. The sun dried tomatoes are a must in this, don’t skip it. Would (and most likely will) make again.

  • Lindsay

    2022-04-19 17:02:50

    Very tasty but for me it seemed like way too much cream. Next time I'd do half and add more veggie broth

  • Josh

    2021-12-17 18:07:16

    This is very yummy, but trying to follow this recipe on a phone is incredibly challenging.

  • Katherine

    2021-07-03 22:13:16

    Phenomenal recipe! I highly recommend it

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