Gluten Free Turkey Meatballs

{Inspired by What’s That Smell}

These meatballs are perfect for a get together or for a meal, maybe even a “grab & go” meal. They’re  fairly easy to make and serve! For serving, especially when hosting a party and serving these bites of protein, just poke a toothpick into each one!

This originally recipe called for Grass Fed Ground Beef, but I prefer organic ground turkey. Use what you like, the ingredients are the same besides that!


-1 lb organic ground Turkey (white meat is my preference) *Original recipe calls for 1 lb Grass Fed Ground Beef, but I prefer turkey

-1 egg

-1 tbsp coconut oil

-2 tbsp coconut flour

-½ teaspoon black pepper

-1 small onion finely chopped or 2 tbsp minced onion- I prefer the fresh onion

-1 tbsp paprika

-½ tsp cinnamon

-2 tbsp dried parsley

-1½ tbsp dried cilantro

*Original recipe recommends ⅛ – ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper for an extra kick! (I didn’t try this, so you’ll have to tell me!)


-Preheat oven to 425 degrees F

-Saute chopped onions in a pan with coconut oil for 1-2 minutes

-In a medium bowl combine the ground turkey with all of the spices until completely mixed. I used my hands for this.

-Whisk egg in a separate bowl and then mix into the turkey/spice mixture.

-Then add the sautéed onions to the mixture

-Combine everything thoroughly (again, with hands works best)

-Grease a cookie sheet or casserole dish with grapeseed oil or coconut oil. You can also use the spray of either of these oils if it’s easier.

-Roll turkey mixture into balls depending upon the size you prefer and place in dish or on pan

-Bake for around 25-30 minutes until thoroughly cooked

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