Spicy BBQ Meatballs

Total Time
45 min
20 min
25 min
Keep the calories low in this popular hors d'oeuvre by making the meatballs with ground turkey instead of ground beef and by using fat-free barbecue sauce.


uncooked extra lean ground turkey breast

1½ pound(s)

uncooked quick oats

1 cup(s)

egg white(s)

2 large

uncooked onion(s)

1 large, finely chopped

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), chopped

fresh parsley

¼ cup(s), chopped

dried oregano

1 tsp

beef bouillon granules

1½ tsp

black pepper

½ tsp

barbecue sauce

1¼ cup(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Combine all ingredients, except barbecue sauce, in a medium-size bowl; mix well.
  2. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Shape meatball mixture into sixty 1-inch balls; place on baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350ºF until cooked through, about 25 minutes. Transfer meatballs to a chafing dish or crockpot to keep warm.
  4. Meanwhile, heat barbecue sauce over medium-high heat until hot. Pour sauce over cooked meatballs, toss gently and serve. Yields 2 meatballs per serving.

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