Recipe By: @athomewithastghik
If you’re looking to add more veggies to your meal, you have got to try these Turkey Bites. It’s a nutritious meal the entire family can enjoy. Small patties or bite-size pieces can be made from the meat mixture. Also great as a sandwich, hamburger, or deconstructed.
- 1 cup roughly diced carrots (washed, peeled, ends cut off)
- 1/2 cup diced red bell peppers (washed, seeds removed)
- 1/2 cup diced broccoli (washed)
- 1 cup quartered Cremini or Baby Bella mushrooms (cleaned)
- 3 tablespoons avocado oil
- 1 cup small diced onion
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 2 cups cubed bread ( dice about 2 slices of bread into cubes and measure 2 cups)
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 pound thawed ground turkey, 93% Lean
- 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 cup cilantro or parsley, finely diced. (washed and patted dry).
- 1 cup spinach or 1 kale, finely diced (washed and patted dry)
Method:✦ Preheat the oven to 400F
🔴 Disclaimer for handling raw turkey: When handling raw poultry, please make sure to wash your hands well, and clean any objects (like knives, cutting boards, etc.) or surfaces that the turkey piece(s) has touched to prevent cross-contamination.For bites:
- scoop 2 tablespoons of the mixture into the palm of your hand.
- Form them into round bites and transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 10 minutes on one side, then flip them over and bake for an additional 12-15 minutes or until the meat has cooked through.
For small patties:
- Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to scoop some of the mixture into the palm of your hand.
- Form round disc-like patties and transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake 15 minutes on one side, then flip them over and bake for an additional 12-15 minutes or until the meat has cooked through.
Serve with ranch dressing, ketchup, or your favorite dip/side!
Bites pictured are served in sandwich form with bread and on their own. Along with oven-baked potatoes, oranges, cucumbers, quartered grape tomatoes, ranch dressing, and ketchup.