Ground Turkey and Sausage Meatballs

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  • Yield: About 24 meatballs 1x


  • 1 20.8 ounce package of ground turkey
  • 6 sweet Italian sausages
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup plain Panko-style breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs


  1. Remove the casings from the sausages and in a large bowl mix turkey, sausage meat, garlic powder, basil, Parmesan, breadcrumbs, and lightly beaten eggs. Mix thoroughly until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  2. Form mixture into 2 inch balls, making 20-25 meatballs, depending on the size of the sausages used.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over med heat. Brown the outside of the meatballs and transfer to a 9×13 inch baking dish. Cover the tops of the meatballs with your favorite marinara. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until there is no longer any pink when you cut a meatball in half.
  4. Serve over your favorite pasta.