For a hearty and nutritious meal, try these turkey meatballs.



Prep. Time Yield
30 minutes 4 Servings


Turkey Meatballs

  • 1.4 lb.ground turkey breast

  • 4 tbsp. Badia Chopped Garlic in Olive Oil

  • 2 eggs

  • Badia Paprika to taste

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 2.7 fl. oz. brandy

  • ½ red onion finely chopped

  • 4 tomatoes

  • 4 stalks fresh thyme

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 3½ oz. brown sugar

  • 2 cups frying oil

Aioli Sauce

  • 3½ oz. low fat mayonnaise

  • 2 tbsp. Badia Chopped Garlic in Olive Oil

  • ½ lemon zest and juice

  • Salt and pepper to taste



Aioli Sauce


  • Place all ingredients in a food processor

  • Pour into a bowl and set aside

Turkey Meatballs

  • Place ground turkey in a bowl

  • In a skillet, cook the onion and 2 tbsp. Badia Chopped Garlic in Olive Oil

  • Remove from heat, let it cool for a couple of minutes and add to the ground turkey, together with the brandy, paprika and well beaten eggs

  • Add salt and pepper to taste

  • Mix well and divide into medium sized balls

  • Cut tomatoes into quarters and cook them in a pan with the remaining 2 tbsp. Badia Chopped Garlic in Olive Oil, sugar, thyme and bay leaf


  • While the sauce thickens, fry the turkey meatballs in 2 cups hot frying oil for 1½ minute, drain them, and transfer to the tomato sauce until fully cooked

Serve meatballs and sauce in deep plates and garnish with a splash of aioli sauce.


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Turkey Meatballs with Tomato and Aioli Sauces, 3.3 out of 5 based on 27 ratings
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