Pesto Turkey Meatballs

Happy Friday friends!
What a week it has been! The weather has been BEAUTIFUL this week in Houston.  I am sorry if you have been affected by more snow…If you need a place to get away, our guest room is mostly clean…Haha

This week involved another dog sitting job, time in the recording studio, intense workouts, an attic clean out, a small baby shower for a dear friend and attempt to get some extra rest after a bit of a crazy spring break!

When things get a little crazy I love having simple recipes on hand that are not time consuming.  These little meatballs are so yummy and packed with flavor.  One day I had some spare pesto on hand and decided to mix it in! Game changer!!  The pesto adds another level of flavor and they pretty much melt in your mouth! I love to make a huge batch and freeze some for a quick dinner option.  I store them in a sealed container for up to 3 months.

Today I am linking up with Farrah from Fairyburger and  Annmarie from the Fit Foodie Mama for a 5(ish) ingredient or less themed week!



  • 3 lbs ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup pesto (can use store bought also)
  • 1/2 parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 2 eggs


  1. Pre-heat oven to 425*.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Mix with hands until everything is blended together.
  5. Use a 1/8 c or 1 TBSP measure mixture out and form meatballs into even sizes.
  6. Place meatballs on the parchment paper, about 1/2 inch apart.
  7. Bake for 20-25 min or until fully cooked.
  8. Enjoy or store for later!

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25 thoughts on “Pesto Turkey Meatballs

  1. Rachel

    Yum, these sound delicious! We’ve been using ground turkey and ground chicken much more lately. I’ll have to give these a try.

  2. Janelle @ Run With No Regrets

    I’ve never tried pesto in my meatballs, yum! I need to make a batch of these soon!


    Yum, this is such a great idea! I love the combo of flavors, can’t wait to try them!!

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