To be honest – we really weren’t expecting much from these and quite frankly I don’t even like sausage but we decided to give these a try since we have loved nearly all of the recipes on this site. Thanks for your help. Really enjoyed them over angel hair pasta with Italian salad. My husband & I enjoyed this recipe very much & so did our friends who joined us for supper… Made the Parmesan smashed potatoes too, so good! They were a hit! after making them at least a dozen times since I still say they are the most delicious meatballs I’ve had. Hi Pamela, It’s hard to say exactly but I’d probably use about 1/3 cup, drained. Ingredients: 1 lb. I made this recipe for dinner last night, and it was so good. Now I am the official meatball maker in our house. I know every oven is different, my broiler causes the meatballs to get too well done even when the rack is on the 2nd position. Today, I preheated the oven to 350 degrees F and rolled the meatballs closer to 2″ (I liberally used a 1/8″ cup spoon measure). I will let you know how it works out! Add sauce, goat cheese, and frozen meatballs. Read more…, Plus free email series "5 of a Classically Trained Chef", 11 Light & Delicious Meals to Help You Reset After Thanksgiving. Rave review from my family! Yes, I do think that you could turn this into a meatloaf with no added ingredients. I made them for a gathering of 30 and they vanished, enjoyed by all! So, Jen, thank you for making such memorable and delicious recipes! Would you recommend adding Italian seasoning in this case? These meatballs were a home run! The smell coming from the oven had my two teenage boys wandering into the kitchen offering to sample them for me. Enjoy!!! Great recipe! If I plan to make these the night before serving–okay to just cook just as long as indicated in oven and then just stick in the sauce overnight–reheating when ready to eat? Well, I went ahead and made it and my husband raved! You could also have gone and researched lower sodium cheese/sauce options yourself to substitute and then added that into the comments like many take the time to do and share. Dear Jen, This isn’t to rate a specific recipe. Absolutely delicious recipe ! Fantastic meal. I decided to try this recipe because I needed a kid friendly dish. Have U ever eaten these cold? We were hoping that our two year old daughter would love it too (that way she will eat some spinach too), but sadly she didnt want to try it even. Next time I will serve with pasta but I’ll definitely make these any time the kids want meatball parm. Made these, and now I am addicted!! Yum! DIRECTIONS. We loved the meatballs. If you did, I would chop it into smaller pieces. We LOVED this recipe!! Whatever is the most airtight would be the best, so I would guess the glass dish. Let me preface this by saying I was skeptical ….I learned to make meatballs from an Italian woman decades ago…my daughter, however, eats no beef or pork….so I made them for her, and her family. The meatballs are very moist and flavorful. Like others, I really like the broiler method. Thanks so much-. Add marinara sauce and heat until warm. I judge a recipe on the basis of ” company good” …. They will certainly remain in my repertoire of recipes. The ground turkey and turkey sausage I used came in 1 pound packages, but I don’t think it mattered. I have made these turkey spinach meatballs several times now. You can … I will definitely make the meatballs again. We love these! I had to go back to my desk and print out several copies of the recipe to share! I want to make these this week and rhe supermarket was sold out seasoned breadcrumbs! I had to fib to my son and tell him the spinach was basil so he would eat them. Where would I find turkey Sausage? that’s so sweet! It's Friday and we're in Love with SALADS! I have made it three times. These are super easy to prepare. ), homemade tomato sauce made from the tomatoes from my garden and dragon tongue beans that I also grew. Another winner! I cannot find it for the life of me. I ended freezing a batch and they come in handy when I need something quick to feed the little ones. I greatly appreciate her doing this, as do most. Other than the extra amounts of ingredients as listed in my review, I followed the recipe to the “t” and these are by far the best/easiest meatballs I’ve EVER made! The meatballs are so tender and moist, and the garlic, cheese and spinach really made these delish! These were so easy but delicious! Many you have to pay for as well and/or they sell your name/email. Hi Marie, My broiler temp is about 500°F. Devoured by myself and my 1 year old! big hit with my family too!!! Jenn, Thanks for your quick response. Enjoy! Should I add something to compensate? Love the recipe. Dished them up with warm pasta salad. I can ALWAYS trust Jenn to deliver remarkable recipes, even when I’m stressed because I’m having a dinner party AND I’ve never tried the recipe before. Thanks for another winner recipe!!!! These are excellent. My coworkers couldn’t believe it was turkey! Would not change a thing. Glad I’m on your email list. Loved the broiler technique. My son has Alpha Gal and it’s hard to find flavorful meals to replace beef dishes. Servings: 8. Looking forward to making again. Have made these turkey, spinach and cheese meatballs twice now in one week. Made these last night and served with a bit of angel hair pasta. Rate the recipe: 5 stars means you loved it, 1 star means you really disliked it. I would love to make these today for this coming weekend as they are soo good! Our meatballs were the frozen variety that we poured Yoshida sauce over and that’s the only version we made. Great job, Jenn! They absorbed the sauce flavor and were moist and delicious. They freeze beautifully….there’s just 2 of us, so they last a few meals. I was so happy to find a great meatball recipe with turkey meat and I love having greens in them. YUM! My three grandchildren spend a month every summer with us and I made this recipe while there were here. Just wonderful meatballs! Also second time I made this I forgot to get mozzerella so I used an asiago, fontina, parm blend I had on hand for the cheese and I actually liked it even better! So instead of using grated mozzarella I put a big chuck of mozzarella inside of the meatball – sort of like an arancini (Italian rice ball). Hope that helps! We are not big meat eaters in our household but every so often I allow us a high quality, healthy option and this is DEFINITELY A KEEPER!!! Very easy to put together. Thank [email protected]. I like how there is spinach for the extra health kick. The Turkey meatballs are delicious! It’s amazing and a must try!! Hi Erin, Great question. Definitely a keeper! We end up freezing half of them and keeping them for easy meals other nights. Not only tasty but easy and healthy. Your recipes are always the BEST! Great addition though I love spinach too! Hope that helps! You could use low sodium marinara sauce, which will help a little. The kids loved it so much I made it three times while they were staying with us! Could the meatball mixture work as turkey burgers, of course minus the marinara sauce, and grilled? My pickiest eater (12 year old son) said that he loved them and he devoured them! Made spinach meatballs based on your recipe today. first time cooking with ground turkey (I have always been weary of turkey meat). They commented about how “healthy” they seemed and all went back for seconds. This has to be one of the best meatball recipes I have ever made. Hi Rachael, I don’t have any experience using a slow cooker, but I suspect these would work. We like ours made with a combination of meats, with our favorite being turkey and ground beef. I followed recipe exactly and was not disappointed. I always have trouble with meatballs, mine always lack flavour but these were so easy to make and the taste was amazing. They were flavorful and surprisingly moist for turkey. Followed all instructions and proportions. It’s definitely going into our “keeper file”!! Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Meatballs. This meatball recipe is now in our regular recipe rotation. And should I be stirring the meatballs so they don’t char on the bottom? I love the addition of so many veggies for both flavor and nutritional value. Can these be done with the beef and pork instead? Meanwhile, heat the tomato sauce in a large pan on the stovetop. It smelled so good my son-in-law didn’t wait for the spaghetti. Oozes flavor. I didn’t change a thing with the meatball recipe, I just made double the sauce since I am a sauce person!! Hope you enjoy! I told them I made them and found the recipe on your site. Hi Donna, these would be nice with semolina crusty sub rolls or french bread sandwich rolls.