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Brown Sugar-Glazed Turkey Meatballs

This recipe for Brown Sugar-Glazed Turkey Meatballs packs a bite-size punch of sweet and spicy, juicy and delicious. These meatballs are baked to perfection and are a perfect appetizer for sharing with friends!

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Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 24 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood


For the Meatballs

  • 1 package (2 lbs.) Butterball Sweet Onion Turkey Burgers, thawed
  • 1/2- cup Italian Style Bread Crumbs
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper , or to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

For the Glaze:

  • 1/2- cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Place a baking/wire rack over a baking sheet; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine thawed turkey burgers, bread crumbs, egg, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, fresh ground pepper, garlic and oregano.
  4. Using a wooden spoon, mix until well combined and thoroughly incorporated.
  5. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls and place on previously prepared baking sheet. You may have to do this in two batches, depending on the size of your baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until cooked through.

In the meantime, prepare the glaze.

  1. In a large, non-stick frying pan, combine brown sugar, white vinegar and rice vinegar.
  2. Add baked meatballs to the pan and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, turning meatballs once half way through cooking, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from frying pan.
  4. Serve.

Recipe Notes



Nutrition Facts
Brown Sugar-Glazed Turkey Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 24
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 55mg2%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.