Grain Free Turkey Meatballs

Hello friends! I have gotten a lot of requests to make a grain free turkey meatball recipe. My original post on turkey meatballs had oats which are a quality carbohydrates but those who are off grains or may be on a keto or low carb diet may be looking for a grain free alternative. So here they are….

Grain Free Turkey Meatballs!

These are made with almond flour but just a bit so that they are still low in carbs and don’t go overboard on our omega 6s.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs ground turkey (if you are doing keto go for the higher fat turkey)
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 2 celery stocks chopped
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 TBS anise seed OR fennel
  • 1 farm fresh egg

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl mix your almond flour, sea salt, pepper, garlic, basil, oregano.
  4. Chop your celery into tiny pieces and add it to your bowl.
  5. Add an egg to the mix and mix it all up.
  6. Then add your 2 lbs of ground turkey.
  7. Use your hands to mix everything thoroughly.
  8. Shape and place 12 turkey meatballs onto your lined cookie sheet.
  9. Cook for 40 minutes or until the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees.
  10. Store them in a glass container. They will keep about 3 days so be sure to freeze what you wont eat in the next three days.

I like to make a double batch and freeze what I wont eat in baggies in the fridge. I put 2 meatballs in each baggie then put all the individual baggies in a ziplock freezer bag.

There you have it. This meal is perfect for food prep which is a great way to be prepared to eat healthy throughout the week. If you have east healthy options available, you are less likely to make unhealthy options.

I eat these with “zoodles”, on top of a huge salad, or by themselves. My husband eats turkey meatballs every day for lunch with hot sauce. They are super yummy.

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