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Mediterranean baked turkey meatballs are perfect for a light lunch or dinner.
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Baked Turkey Meatballs Mediterranean Style

Baked turkey meatballs with a Mediterranean twist! Serve these turkey meatballs with pita, veggies and tzatziki for a delicious meal. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 163kcal
Author: Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion grated
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp Aleppo pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp dried dill


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F and coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix ground turkey, grated onion, minced garlic, egg, oregano, lemon zest, Aleppo pepper, cumin, salt and dried dill.
  • Scoop out the meatballs and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake the meatballs in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes until fully cooked.
  • Serve with pita bread, cucumber, tomato and tzatziki sauce.


  • To make these ahead of time: Make the meatball mixture, refrigerate for up to 2 days and bake when you’re ready. 
  • Freezing instructions: Scoop out the meatballs and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze for one hour until they’re firm and then store them in a sealed freezer bag. Freeze for up to 3 months. To bake, thaw the meatballs in the fridge and bake as instructed. 
  • Leftovers: Store the leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days. 


Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 434mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg