Mexican Turkey Meatballs

Mexican Turkey Meatballs

Looking for a kid-friendly appetizer? These bite-sized Mexican meatballs are sure to be a hit. Sodium smart and under 300 calories per serving!

Makes 6 servings 6
Prep time Under 30 minutes PTM
Total time Less than 1 hour PTM
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Nutritional Information

Calories 240 Fat 9g
Protein 17g Cholesterol 80mg
Carbohydrates 18g Sodium 300mg
Fiber 2g Saturated Fat 2.5g
Sugars 1g


1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey

1 egg, beaten

2 cloves minced garlic

¼ cup finely chopped onion

¼ cup dry breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon chili powder

½ teaspoon cumin

4 ounces tortilla chips, finely crushed

sour cream and salsa, if desired


STEP 1: Heat oven to 350°F.

STEP 2: Combine turkey, egg, garlic, onion, breadcrumbs, chili powder and cumin in a medium bowl. Mix well. Shape mixture into approximately 36 balls, ¾-inch in size.

STEP 3: Place finely crushed tortilla chips on a plate. Roll each meatball in chips, coating thoroughly.

STEP 4: Lightly coat 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan with cooking spray and arrange meatballs on pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

STEP 5: Serve with sour cream and salsa, if desired.

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey.

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