Low-Fat Meatballs

Low-Fat Meatballs

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 40 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 20 min


Try serving these low-fat meatballs with freshly cooked spaghetti and homemade tomato sauce for a warm, filling dinner.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: about 2 meatballs
Calories per serving: 277
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.1g 22%
Saturated Fat 4.1g 21%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Protein 26.5g 37%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 pound 90% lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground white meat turkey
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/3 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

Step by Step:

  1. In a large skillet sprayed with cooking spray, cook onions over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine ground beef, turkey and remaining ingredients and mix with hands until just combined. Shape mixture into golf ball size balls. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until fully cooked.