Mexican Turkey Meatballs with Creamy Salsa

The National Turkey Federation
  • Yield: 3 dozen


1pound ground turkey
1-- egg, beaten
2-- garlic cloves, minced
1/4cup onion, finely chopped
1/4cup dry bread crumbs
1teaspoon chili powder
1/2teaspoon cumin
4ounces tortilla chips, finely crushed
-- Nonstick vegetable cooking spray
3/4cup non-fat sour cream
1/2cup salsa


  1. In medium bowl, combine turkey, egg, garlic, onion, bread crumbs, chili powder and cumin. Mix well. Shape into about 36 (3/4-inch) balls.
  2. Place crushed chips on plate. Roll each meatball in chips, coating thoroughly.
  3. Lightly coat baking pan (10 x 15-inch) with nonstick vegetable cooking spray and arrange meatballs on pan. Bake at a preheated 350F oven for 20 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center and internal temperature registers 165F.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sour cream and salsa. Use as dip for meatballs.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 44
  • Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 61mg
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Protein 3g
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