• 1½ pounds (681 g) lean ground turkey or chicken
  • ½ cup (125 ml) finely chopped onion
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 cup (240 ml) oat bran or breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) fresh basil finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) fresh oregano finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves passed through a garlic press
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 400oF (204oC).
In large bowl place egg and breadcrumbs or oat bran. Add spices and mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Using an ice cream scoop make meatballs and place on prepared cookie sheet. Place in hot oven and bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

TIP: make it gluten free by making your own breadcrumbs. Simply use day old GF bread crumbs and place them in a food processor. Pulse until crumbs are of the correct texture.