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Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs

Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs are a fantastic quick dinner with less fat and just as much flavor as traditional meatballs.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 15 meatballs
Calories 55kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup Breadcrumbs plain, seasoned, gluten-free, or whole wheat
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped


  • Add all the ingredients to a medium-sized bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • Roll the mixture into 15-18 equal-sized meatballs (depending on how big or small you make them), and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F for 5 minutes.
  • Add the meatballs to the air fryer. basket in a single layer, without touching each other. You may need to cook them in batches.
  • Air fry for 4 minutes, turn over, and cook for another 4 minutes, or until the meatballs reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F and are crispy.
  • Serve with marinara sauce.


Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg