table view of 5 meatballs with wooden skewers sitting on a gray plate garnished with parsley and grated cheese in front of a blue napkin
5 from 10 votes

Baked Turkey Meatballs with Green Chiles Recipe

Baked Turkey Meatballs with Green Chiles are perfect as an appetizer, topping a southwest salad or even stuffed in a hoagie. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 25 meatballs
Author Julie Menghini


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs plain or seasoned
  • 1/4 cup Cotija cheese grated
  • 1 4 oz can green chiles mild or hot undrained
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1//2 tsp Mexican oregano dried
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne 1/2 for spicier
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Pre-heat oven to 400°F.  Line two rimmed baking sheets with foil.  Spray liberally with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl combine all ingredients together and mix to blend.  Roll into 1 tablespoon sized balls and place them on the baking sheet.  
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until meatballs registers 165°F on an instant-read thermometer.


Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 61mg | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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