Southwest Turkey Meatballs

by | May 28, 2024 | Dinner, Recipes

My easy and quick Southwest Turkey Meatballs recipe is combined with a colorful blend of black beans, corn, tomatoes, lime and cilantro making it a complete hearty meal. This complete meal takes only 20-minutes to make and your family will be happy you made it.

Takes 20 Minutes Serves 4

11 Ingredients:

  • 1 lbExtra Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper (grated and drained of excess water)
  • 2 tsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Frozen Corn (white or yellow)
  • 2 cups Black Beans (can)
  • 2 cups Cherry Tomatoes (Diced)
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro

Directions:

  • In a large bowl, combine turkey, salt and pepper and mix well. Shape into 16 meatballs, each about the size of a golf ball. Optional: Spray meatballs with avocado cooking spray.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Add meatballs and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, turning frequently, until browned on all sides. Add corn, beans, tomatoes, broth, lime juice and cumin and mix well. Reduce heat to medium, partially cover and cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes, until meatballs are cooked through. Stir in cilantro and serve.
  • Divide onto plates and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Total Calories: 356

Fat: 13g

Total Carbs: 32g

Net Carbs: 22g

Fiber: 10g

Sugar: 4g

protein: 31g

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