Taco Turkey Meatballs

Whether you need an appetizer or a main dish, these Taco Turkey Meatballs have you covered. They are so easy to make, and taste amazing. If you need new dinner ideas, start with this one. It is delicious, and only requires a few inexpensive ingredients.

I am a finger food person. I love eating bite size foods, off toothpicks. Things taste better, when they are bite size.

I love making these Taco Turkey Meatballs for appetizers, as well as a main dish. We serve them with spanish rice, a little sour cream, and a slice of green onion, and they make the perfect bite size appetizer.

These meatballs are great for game day, holiday parties, or if you need a fast dinner recipe. It is truly the perfect dish for any occasion, and is so easy to make.

what could I serve with these meatballs?

I am a huge meatball fan. Especially these Taco Turkey Meatballs. They taste like taco meat, but have way more flavor, and are way less guilt when made with turkey meat.

I love serving this dish with chips and salsa. I love our Chilis’ Copycat Salsa Recipe. You need to try it with these meatballs.

I also love serving this with our Mexican Street Corn Salad. It has such a delicious taste, and goes perfectly with these meatballs.

I am also a huge fan of Spanish or Mexican rice. you need to try our Mexican Salsa Rice Recipe.

The last thing I love serving with these taco meatballs, are just a simple green salad, with a good ranch. It’s a simple and cheap side dish, and it makes a taco salad, if you combine them. Delicious.

could i use ground beef instead of ground turkey?

You could most definitely use ground beef instead of ground turkey. I like ground turkey because it has less grease, and the flavor is also delicious to me. It tastes a little cleaner.

But I am still a beef lover and this recipe would work perfectly with ground beef instead of ground turkey.

looking for more mexican inspired dishes? Here are a few of our favorite:

Mexican Pork Chops and Rice Bake
Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken
Turkey Mexican Casserole
Mexican Street Corn
Mexican Tortilla Wrap Roll Ups

Serves: 6

Taco Turkey Meatballs

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 2 Tablespoons taco seasoning mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 yellow onion (diced)
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (6.8 ounce) package Spanish rice (prepared)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine turkey, taco seasoning, salt, bread crumbs, egg, onion and Worcestershire sauce.
  3. Roll into 1-inch balls, and place on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until cooked through and golden brown on the outside.
  5. Serve meatballs over prepared Spanish rice.


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egg free
soy free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free

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