So flavorful and comforting! Also was hinky about broiling but worked great! Broil the turkey meatballs until golden, about 10 minutes. A must try for the chefs of the family and one not to lose track of!! Thanks for the great recipe ideas. Hi Candy, I think they’d be really good in a light cream sauce (like the one I serve with my Swedish meatballs). My sister said several times that they were the best meatballs ever! There’s always enjoyment at my home when meatballs are usually on the menus, but I wasn’t certain how the children would experience these turkey meatballs because, nicely, spinach. I served over spaghetti squash as mock spaghetti and didn’t missed the real pasta at all. Just wonderful. Nice to see this recipe come up in the email newsletter! Hi Meghna, Any type of sausage will do here- it’s okay if it’s not turkey. You’re amazing! You could also have gone and researched lower sodium cheese/sauce options yourself to substitute and then added that into the comments like many take the time to do and share. So once again thank you Jenn for your hard work and for being gracious to boot. baby spinach, chopped (3-1/2 cups whole; 1-1/2 cups chopped), scallions, white and green parts, finely sliced, 93/7 ground turkey (I use Shady Brook Farms), Italian turkey sausage, removed from the casings (I use Shady Brook Farms), shredded mozzarella (preferably whole milk but low-fat will work), grated Parmigiano Reggiano, plus more for serving, marinara sauce, homemade or good quality store-bought, I'm Jenn Segal - Classically Trained Chef, Cookbook Author & Busy Mom, Chicken Meatballs with Tomato-Balsamic Glaze, tips on adapting recipes to a slow cooker. The seasoning is spot on. https://www.homechef.com/meals/turkey-and-goat-cheese-meatballs But THIS recipe is dee-licious and much easier. Just after I saw these I found that my local butcher was making turkey sausages so it was a win win. Haha. Was super yummy Followed the instructions exactly and turned out so good! These turkey meatballs are a quick weeknight recipe the whole family loves. These Spinach and Feta Turkey Meatballs boast sautéed spinach to help you pack in more greens and bits of crumbled feta for extra richness and a little salty kick. Thankyou. These meatballs were a home run! Bake in oven until cheese bubbles. Delicious! They were a big hit with both the adults and the kids! Absolutely delicious. However, I will attempt to make these with beef and pork at some point in the future. Could the meatball mixture work as turkey burgers, of course minus the marinara sauce, and grilled? Or something in between.? Easy enough for a weeknight supper. Keep the recipes coming . Sure, Suzanne, that will work. I used nice chicken instead of turkey and came out super delicious. Do you know if this will work for these meatballs or do I really need the turkey sausage? Thank you! What do you think would be the best alternative way to cook them? We love these! Diane, that should work fine and no need to adjust the cook time. These certainly do sound delicious and I love the addition of veggies. Completely delicious. OMG!! Hope you enjoy! thanks! I ended freezing a batch and they come in handy when I need something quick to feed the little ones. I plan to make it often and love that it makes a generous amount of meatballs. Enjoy! What can I use instead of that? Broiling them was much easier than sautéing them. It was the perfect amount. I absolutely love this recipe. Do you think these could be made in advance and we taken to an outdoor concert and enjoyed cold with other options as the sides to complete the meal… Have U any suggestions, thank you! I have made these twice and LOVE them.Even my partner who usually doesn’t like ground turkey, had no idea and loved them! Not at all Elaina – it will be fine. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. These were a real hit with my grandchildren ages 1 yr to 4 yrs. I’m pretty sure it was the sausage I used so here’s the question… I couldn’t find turkey sausage in any market including WF. It’s fine to freeze after two days. The chopped spinach provided a welcome vegetal note. Thank you so much. I made this today. My meat and potatoes husband did not know what was in the meatball hoagie I served him, but loved it! Thanks for another great dinner recipe. My wife, (the Italian), says these are much better than hers. We often add vegetables to ours, too, such as chopped fresh spinach or cooked carrots and onions. If I don’t use the sausage, is there anything else to substitute or just leave it out? Store out of ground turkey so used ground chicken instead. Made 24 so we have enough for 2 meals for us two seniors and I sent the other dozen to our daughter. Thank you! Hope you enjoy! Thanks so much! I can’t wait to make more. The only variation I made was to add pork sausage instead of turkey sausage, but only because the store I was in didn’t carry turkey sausage. !Thank you for another fantastic recipe!! My entire family loved this – including my picky youngster and hubby!!! These turkey meatballs were so delicious that all 34 disappeared with no chance of freezing leftover ones! I can’t wait to make it again. Dear Jen, This isn’t to rate a specific recipe. We have made them multiple times and even our toddler loves them. Your sauces are never monochromatic; they just have layer on layer of flavor! I can ALWAYS trust Jenn to deliver remarkable recipes, even when I’m stressed because I’m having a dinner party AND I’ve never tried the recipe before. Didn’t cook in sauce because grand daughters don’t like sauce. The cheeses also adds a lot of sodium and I’m not sure there are reduced sodium options out there. big hit with my family too!!! A must make and easy, too! Stay cooking at least forever, please! So glad they turned out nicely — thanks for reporting back! And should I be stirring the meatballs so they don’t char on the bottom? The broiler timing was spot on! The only change I make is doubling all the ingredients except the meat. Thank you! It will be my 3rd time making them. plain ground turkey instead. Hope you enjoy! . I made this dish last night.. we thoroughly enjoyed it over a bed of zucchini linguine. Anne Burrell’s recipe is the closest to my grandfather’s, so when I am in the mood for a lot of work, that’s what I use. Oh. Everyone loved them and reported they were very moist, flavorful and tasted great. I am so looking forward to making more of your recipes. I made this recipe as much as I could and my son just sent a letter from basic training telling me he misses my turkey meatballs. Using your hands, mix until evenly combined. After trying both though, myself and my kids personally prefer your original recipe with turkey! I made these but baked them at 375 for 20 minutes, turned over and broiled for 10…delish! I try to use turkey for meatballs quite often and the flavoring in these make them a winner. Prep and cook time were also quick, which I love. ¼ cup olive oil. Thank you AGAIN for another winner! Add the chopped spinach, scallions, and garlic and stir until evenly combined. If not, would you have a different recipe you would suggest? I gave up, as none compare to your recipe. Yes, I think these would freeze well. I will let you know how it works out! Hi Sandy, I would include bread crumbs in the meatballs; gluten-free bread crumbs would work nicely. Both versions were delicious! Hi Hai, I think any egg substitute — whatever you typically use — would work fine here. Making meatballs and freezing uncooked to broil and simmer on a busy night, for example? . Rate the recipe: 5 stars means you loved it, 1 star means you really disliked it. These are on the menu for the week dinners. I know every oven is different, my broiler causes the meatballs to get too well done even when the rack is on the 2nd position. Highly recommend! I made these meatballs a couple of years ago for the first time. Fabulous meatballs. I used Italian style ground turkey since they sell It at my local store so I didn’t use te Italian sausage. I made them as an appy but will serve over gf pasta next time.. Delicious served with orzo or flatbread. I used Honeysuckle 93/7 ground turkey and their sweet Italian sausage and added a little red pepper flakes. How to Meal Prep Turkey Meatballs for Lunches. My three grandchildren spend a month every summer with us and I made this recipe while there were here. Possibly replacing take-out and packaged/processed meals for some (me, at least) Many low sodium/low fat/low carb, but also low flavor recipe sites out there if that’s your thing. Just made a batch for company staying at our house to celebrate my daughter’s wedding.