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Herbed Turkey Meatballs

The combo of basil, mint, chives, oregano and garlic gives these meatballs so much flavor you don't even need sauce! Finish with more herbs and a squeeze of lemon (and maybe some crunchy maldon salt) to give the dish an extra fresh finish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins


  • 1 c panko
  • 2 tbsp each: fresh chopped mint, fresh chopped basil, fresh chopped chives, fresh chopped oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1-2 tsp salt, pepper or to taste
  • 3 lb ground turkey
  • fresh herbs, lemon for serving


  • Preheat oven to 425. Prepare baking sheet with silpat or parchment, set aside.
  • In a bowl or stand mixer, combine egg and panko, mixing until the eggs are well beaten. 
  • Add herbs, garlic, salt, pepper and turkey and mix until well combined.
  • Use a 2 tsp cookie scoop to form meatballs and place on baking sheet 1-2 inches apart (you need the room so the meatballs don't steam). 
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until done.