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Cheesy Turkey Meatballs

Cheesy Turkey Meatballs with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

A fast, healthy recipe that kids AND adults with love! 

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 30 small meatballs
Author With Two Spoons


For the Meatballs

  • 1 pound 93 percent lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium apple, shredded
  • 1/4 small onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

For the Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

  • 3 Tablespoons plain greek yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons coarse ground mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • pinch of salt


To Make The Dipping Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, add the yogurt, mustard, and honey. Stir to combine. Add kosher salt to taste (just a pinch should do it!).

To Make The Meatballs

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and place a baking rack on top of the baking sheet.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the ground turkey, apple, onion, panko, and egg.

  3. Using your hands or a wooden spoon, mix well until combined.

  4. Add the cheese and salt and pepper and mix again.

  5. Using a medium (approx 2 Tablespoons) scoop, portion the meat mixture into balls and place on the prepared baking rack. 

  6. Bake at 400 degrees for 16-18 minutes or until golden and cooked through.

  7. Serve immediately with the dipping sauce or freeze for up to two months.