Skillet Southwest Turkey Meatballs
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lb. ground turkey breast (or ground chicken)
  • 2 large egg whites
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 15 oz. can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Combine turkey, egg whites, bread crumbs and salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix well. Form into 16 meatballs (approx. the size of golf balls).
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium-high. Cook meatballs, turning frequently, until browned on all sides (approx. 3-5 min.). Add corn, black beans, tomatoes, chicken broth, lime juice, cumin, coriander and paprika. Mix thoroughly and reduce heat to medium. Partially cover skillet and cook until meatballs are completely cooked through (approx. 3-5 min.). Sprinkle with freshly chopped cilantro and serve.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 meatballs + 1 cup corn mixture Calories: 320 Fat: 4.5g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 32g Sugar: 5g Sodium: 340mg Fiber: 7g Protein: 37g Cholesterol: 55mg
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at