Back-to-school season is upon us and it is not easy on us mamas. After a day of making breakfasts, lunches, playing chauffer, and helping with homework (on TOP of our daily work), the last thing we feel like doing is making dinner. But we do it anyways. We do it because we’re good moms and we want to enjoy wholesome, healthy meals with our families while we exchange stories about our busy days.
For me, the biggest challenge at dinnertime is deciding what to make. Meal planning is definitely how I keep my sanity during the school year, and today I’m sharing the perfect recipe to add to your meal plan rotation. In an attempt to eat healthier, we’ve replaced most of our ground beef recipes with ground turkey. Ground turkey is lower in fat and calories, making it a better alternative to ground beef. One of our favorite dinners is meatballs of any kind, especially turkey.
I’m a sucker for Greek flavors, so creating this recipe was a no-brainer for me. If you’re not crazy about Greek, you can swap out the feta and dill for cheddar and cilantro for a Mexican twist, or asiago and oregano if you’re feeling Italian! Ground turkey is versatile and is great paired with a variety of flavor combinations, so get creative!
I hope you enjoy these Greek turkey meatballs as much as we did. Serve them with pasta and olive oil, a cucumber salad, or dipped in tzatziki sauce. The possibilities are endless.
Greek Turkey Meatballs
- 1 lb 97/3 ground turkey
- ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
- ½ cup feta
- ¼ cup fresh dill
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2 tbsp minced garlic
- ½ tsp sea salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- In a large bowl, combine all ingredients with your hands.
- On a lightly greased cookie sheet, roll turkey mixture into large meatballs.
- Bake for 20 minutes, or until turkey is fully cooked.
- Makes 15 large turkey meatballs.