Recipe for Buffalo Turkey Meatballs

Buffalo wings are a classic American favorite dish. They are served as finger foods for weddings, tailgating at a football game, or at kitchen tables around the country as a simple as a family dinner idea. But, sometimes you might want to mix it up a bit. Let’s keep that delectable Buffalo flavor, but turn the recipe into a low-carb, low-fat, Buffalo Turkey Meatballs.

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You can serve these at your family dinner table any night of the week. They’ll be especially appetizing when you serve them on a cool fall night. Especially, when you’re family has been out and about for a ballgame, trick-or-treating, or just enjoying some fall weather. That bit of heat from the Buffalo Sauce will help to warm everyone up.

These Buffalo Turkey Meatballs will also be a big hit at the next potluck you go to. Everyone will love the scrumptious flavors they thrill over when eating wings. But, will find the ease of eating a boneless, and healthier, meatball to be even better.

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These meatballs will work with any low-carb diet plan you might be following. I’m doing Trim Healthy Mama, and this recipe would be an S (satisfying) recipe. But, it works with Keto, and Paleo as well.

Buffalo Turkey Meatballs Recipe

This recipe is simple to put together. First, you’ll want to make your meatballs. Place them in the oven. While the oven does the cooking, mix together your Buffalo sauce. Then toss the meatballs in the sauce, and in about a half an hour you’ll have your family dinner ready to go.

What You’ll Need for this Buffalo Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Most of these are ingredients that are convenient to buy. You should be able to find them in your local grocery with no problems.

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To be sure you are staying in a low-carb plan, be sure to use a plan approved mayonnaise, hot sauce, and ranch dressing. I’ve linked to my favorite ones below.

It’s so much easier to mix together meatballs when using a stand mixer. I’ve got a Kitchen-aid® Pro-5 Stand Mixer that does a great job mixing together the ingredients.

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When making meatballs, I like to place the balls on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. This way, I’m sure the meatballs won’t stick and will be easy to remove.

Buffalo Turkey Meatballs

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Cuisine: American

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These Buffalo Turkey Meatballs, make a great, healthier alternative to Buffalo chicken wings. Everyone will love the familiar flavors but will find it easier to eat since they are boneless.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. of lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 T. almond flour
  • 1 T. mayonnaise
  • 5 stalks of green onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. pink salt
  • 1 tsp. dried cilantro
  • 1 and 1/4 cups Buffalo Wing Sauce (recipe below)
  • Buffalo Wing Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 1/4 cups Franks Hot Sauce
  • 3 T. butter, melted
  • 1.5 tsp. garlic salt
  • low-carb ranch dressing (for dipping)

Instructions

Meatball Instructions:

Start combining all ingredients, except buffalo sauce, in a large mixing bowl.

Combine well. You can utilize a large stand mixer to get an even mix, or use your hands or wooden spoon.

Roll into 1 and 1/2 inch balls with your hands.

Place on a baking pan, or sheet, that’s been sprayed with a cooking spray, or use parchment paper.

Bake at 400° for 20 minutes.

Remove from oven, place meatballs a skillet on medium heat.

Add in buffalo sauce and stir until well coated and warm.

Buffalo Wing Sauce Instructions:

1 1/4 cups Franks Hot Sauce

3 T. butter, melted

1.5 tsp. garlic salt

Blend together these 3 ingredients in a small saucepan, place on stove, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.

Remove from heat.

Serve and enjoy!

Notes

This recipe is a low-carb, low-fat recipe. Use it with your favorite on-plan Keto, Paleo, or Trim Healthy Mama ranch dressing for dipping. For the mayonnaise, you’ll want to use an approved product that contains only eggs and oil.

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Buffalo Turkey Meatballs will be a wonderful addition to your regular line-up of dinner ideas. Be sure to pin the image to Pinterest and feel free to print the recipe as well.

Looking for some chicken wing recipes? This list of 22 Dinner Ideas Using Chicken Wings is sure to help you find just the right chicken wing recipe.

What about you? Do you love the flavors of Buffalo sauce? What other ways do you use it for your family dinners?


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