Turkey sausage makes these turkey meatballs super tender and adds great flavor. The meatballs are browned under the broiler instead of in a frying pan.

Author: Jennifer Segal  Servings: 4 – 6 (makes about 30 meatballs)  Prep Time: 20 Minutes  Cook Time: 20 Minutes  Total Time: 40 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 ounces baby spinach, chopped (3-1/2 cups whole; 1-1/2 cups chopped)
  • 3 scallions, white and green parts, finely sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1.25 pounds 93/7 ground turkey (
  • 1.25 pounds Italian turkey sausage, removed from the casings 
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella (preferably whole milk but low-fat will work)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 (24 oz) jar marinara sauce, homemade or good quality store-bought

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*The featured image is a stock photo from Pixabay meant to represent this dish.