Curried Turkey Meatballs

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  • Published Jun 15th
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings4
  • Calories294
A great-tasting, lean meatball. I serve mine with pita bread, hummus, and a crispy salad.

Curried Turkey Meatballs Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Curried Turkey Meatballs for 4 servings:

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Madras curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Curried Turkey Meatballs Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Curried Turkey Meatballs, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Curried Turkey Meatballs is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Curried Turkey Meatballs within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Curried Turkey Meatballs easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Combine turkey, onion, bread crumbs, egg, curry powder, salt, cumin, ginger, and cinnamon together in a bowl using your hands; form into about 20 balls.
  3. 3 Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook meatballs, working in batches, in hot oil until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer browned meatballs to a baking dish.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through, about 15 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 294 calories; 17.2 grams of fat; 9.9 grams of carbohydrates; 25.7 grams of protein; 130 milligrams of cholesterol; 629 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 23rd 2018

    Very good - nice different flavors. I took some suggestions and used 1 T (heaping) curry. I made a little bit of accent flavor sauce from 3 T mango chutney that I used with 3 T of chicken ...

  2. Jun 15th 2017

    Delicious! I took the suggestion of others and used a whole Tablespoon of curry powder. These gave them a strong curry flavor which I like. I also made these paleo-friendly by omitting the b ...

  3. Feb 13th 2017

    very good I used a Thai red curry from the spice and tea exchange and it was moist and had the right amount of heat! will make this again!

  4. Jun 21st 2016

    My husband loved them! He is sensitive to gluten so I substituted oatmeal for the bread crumbs. They are quick and simple!

  5. May 12th 2016

    My husband gives these meatballs 5 stars because he's not a fan of ground turkey, but he loved these!! I added red curry paste and cayenne pepper, but it still wasn't spicy enough for us! ...

  6. Oct 4th 2015

    Easy! served with Hungarian cucumber salad from this site and with hummus and Naan bread. My 4 year old even ate it and he doesn't like meat. Might add a little more curry next time but it ...

  7. Jul 28th 2015

    Delicious!!! Made it with Mediterranean kale dish and a side of hummus.

  8. Mar 24th 2015

    Not sure why these haven't gotten more reviews... they are fantastic and so simple. This was a hit in our house! Thanks for the great recipe.

  9. Oct 24th 2014

    I added a little red pepper diced up fine. Yum. Very lean and tasty.