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Turkey-Pesto Meatballs

Ready in 45 minutes, this savory meatball dish is made with ground turkey and creamy basil pesto sauce. They're great over pasta or in a meatball sub.

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 20 minutes
    •    Cook time: 45 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 36


    •    2 lb ground turkey breast
    •    1 1/2 cups Progresso™ plain bread crumbs

    •    1/2 cup basil pesto
    •    1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    •    1/2 tsp salt
    •    1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
    •    2 eggs whites


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with sides or 15x10-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, mix all ingredients until well combined. Shape mixture into balls; place on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of meatballs reads 165°F.

This great family recipe is thanks to Betty Crocker Recipes at


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