Meatballs for Freezing
(recipe by Miranda Mowbray, Biting Life)
2lbs 85% lean ground turkey
1 cup plain bread crumbs
1 cup 100% egg whites
1/4 cup reduced-fat Parmesan cheese, shredded
5 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350˚F.
Combine all ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
Line a baking tray with tinfoil and grease with cooking spray.
Form half of the meat mixture into small balls, about 1-inch in diameter.
Place meatballs on tray.
Bake for 25 minutes (check to test doneness after 20).
Repeat the last three steps with rest of meat mixture.
Let meatballs cool. Place into gallon-sized resealable bag and store in the freezer.
To defrost: Place a few meatballs in a bowl and microwave, covered, for 5 minutes.
(Recipe makes 55 meatballs. Each meatball is 40 calories and has 4g of protein).