Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce - NutriWise

Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Prep Time
5-10 mins
1 Servings

A classic dish everyone has grown up enjoying: meatballs in tomato sauce! As delicious as this homemade delight is, it's often packed with unnecessary calories and carbs from store-bought marinara/tomato sauces. We've concocted a way around that. Try our wonderful recipe today for turkey meatballs in a rich tomato sauce, flavored with fresh celery, oregano, basil, and peppers, all at only 160 low calories! You'll definitely be back for more. 


  • 4 oz Ground Turkey, 99% Fat-free
  • 2 medium Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 1 tbsp Green Pepper, Minced
  • 1 tbsp Celery, Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Basil, Fresh, Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Oregano, Dried
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Tomato Sauce


  1. Preheat over to 350◦ F
  2. Mix ground turkey in a mixing bowl with remaining ingredients until all ingredients have been blended together.
  3. Roll mixture into 1 oz meatballs.
  4. Cook 1/2 way through (approximately 25 minutes).
  5. Remove from oven and place on a paper towel to absorb excess oil (Yield 6 meatballs, approximately 1-inch diameter).


Calories 160 • Protein 30g • Carbohydrate 9g • Fat 2g • Fiber 3g

Exchanges Per Serving

Meat 3 • Vegetable 1

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