Turkey Sausage & Apple Breakfast Meatballs + More Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

Dec 17 2020
We love sweet & savory breakfast meats, and this new creation is out of this world! The meatballs are lean but loaded with flavor. We can't wait to roll 'em up in a wrap with some scrambled egg whites. Make a batch now, and devour throughout the week. They may have breakfast in the name, but we wouldn’t blame you for snacking on ‘em!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Turkey Sausage & Apple Breakfast Meatballs Recipe

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1/4th of recipe (5 meatballs): 160 calories, 1.5g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 379mg sodium, 8.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 2g sugars, 27.5g protein

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes


1 lb. raw extra-lean ground turkey (at least 98% lean)

1/2 cup finely chopped apple

1/2 cup panko bread crumbs

1 tsp. ground sage

1 tsp. ground thyme

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg

Optional dip: lite or sugar-free pancake syrup


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, thoroughly mix all ingredients. Evenly form into 20 meatballs, each about 1 inch in diameter.

Place meatballs on the baking sheet, evenly spaced. Bake until cooked through, 10 - 12 minutes.


Freeze & Heat 411: Once cool, place each serving in a freezer-safe sealable container or bag -- seal and store in the freezer. To thaw, remove from container/bag and place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high for 30 seconds, or until meatballs reach your desired temperature. Alternatively, refrigerate overnight to thaw.

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