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Nantucket Turkey Meatballs

Recipe By Mary Johnston


6 servings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

15 Minutes

Recipe By Mary Johnston

One of our favorite roast turkey rubs is perfect as a ground turkey seasoning as well. The salt, herb, and citrus notes of our Nantucket spice blend pack a lot of flavor into little meatball appetizers for a holiday party or game day get-together. Or serve them over rice with your favorite gravy or sauce for a comforting weeknight meal.

Serving Suggestions

Serve as an appetizer with our Nantucket Lemon Dip, or as a main dish with rice or noodles and our Nantucket Lemon Sauce.


1 1/4 lbs. ground turkey

1 egg, lightly beaten

1/4 cup breadcrumbs

1 Tbsp. minced shallots

1 Tbsp. canola oil

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

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Combine all ingredients except oil in medium bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands. Form mixture into 1-inch balls and set aside. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs in batches and cook until browned on all sides and cooked through.