Gluten-Free Mexican Baked Turkey Meatballs

Gluten-Free Mexican Baked Turkey Meatballs

These meatballs are basically a taco 🌮& this is a fun recipe because you can also make it with ground beef or chicken if you prefer!

They’re full of flavour, crispy on the outside but chewy, scrumptious, tender & full of flavour on the inside & they’re great for meal prep because there are so many ways to eat them: as is, in salads or bowls, chopped in pita or baguette, in hard or soft taco shells or tortillas, lettuce wraps or in a meatball sub!!!

Admit you’re drooling!

TO MAKE:

  • 2 lb. lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. jalapeño pepper, finely cubed
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 eggs OR 2 flax eggs (2 tbsp. ground flax mixed with 6 tbsp. water for 5 minutes)
  • 1 tsp. Dijon
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free flour of choice (buckwheat, cassava, almond, oat, all-purpose, brown rice or quinoa)
  • Celtic sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • Optional: red pepper chili flakes

TO MAKE:

  • Preheat oven to 350F & line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray lightly with avocado oil.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl & mix until combined.

  • Roll into meatballs of your desired size & place them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 35 minutes until browned & cooled through, then broil on high for 3-4 minutes to get the outsides extra crispy.
  • Enjoy!


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