These Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs are the perfect way to eat a low carb meal! Made with just 7 simple ingredients, they’re a great way to make healthy turkey meatballs for a quick dinner!
If you’re looking for an easy recipe, check out this Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Chicken as well!
While I am a fan of traditional meatballs, I’ve found that I like to change up my meatballs recipe and cook them in a way that the whole family loves as well. There’s just something about that turkey mixture and creating a healthier alternative for the family that brings a smile to my face.
This easy meatball recipe is literally one of my favorite side dish options that I’ll happily eat as a main entree, too. And since I don’t have to fry meatballs any longer and worry about all that excess oil, I’ve found that this simple recipe just has such a clean and delicious taste.
It’s quickly become of my favorite air fryer recipes, and I knew it was a hit the first time that I cooked up this recipe.
Air Fryer Ground Turkey Meatballs
Before cooking up these air fryer ground turkey meatballs, I really never that thought air frying ground meat was a thing.
I’ll happily admit that I was wrong on that one because I’ve gotten the best results every time I’ve made these delicious meatballs in this simple way.
Ingredients for Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs
- ground turkey
- red bell pepper
- chopped parsley
- Italian seasoning
- Kosher salt
- ground black pepper
How to Make Turkey Meatballs in the Air Fryer
In just a short amount of time, you’ll be loving every bite.
How To Make Air Fryer Meatballs
Preheat the Air Fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Add ground turkey, bell pepper, parsley, egg, and seasonings to a bowl. Mix well.
Use a scooper or a tablespoon to shape each meatball into 1 1/4” balls.
Place the meatballs in a single layer in the prepared air fryer basket.
Cook at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes, or until cooked through.
Remove the cooked meatballs from the air fryer and continue to cook the remaining meatballs.
AIR FRYER TURKEY MEATBALL FAQS
Can you use frozen meatballs in the air fryer?
You can, but that takes away the fun! Cooking up raw meatballs delivers such a quality taste and you always know what’s been put into your homemade meatballs!
Would these be good for weight loss?
If you’re on weight watchers or are looking for keto meatballs, read the ingredients list and verify that this recipe follows your weight loss plan. I like to use lean ground turkey as well, which cuts down even more on the fat content.
What side dishes go well with a good meatball recipe?
Pair this air fryer turkey meatball recipe up with some butternut squash, some cauliflower rice, or even add some bread and make a killer meatball sub. It’s the perfect main dish for so many options.
If you have any other fun recipe ideas for this simple meatball recipe, leave it below in the comments. We’re always looking for feedback or great ideas for all of you!
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Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs
- Air Fryer
- 1 1/2 lb ground turkey
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
- 1 large egg
- 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- Preheat the Air Fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Add ground turkey, bell pepper, parsley, egg, and seasonings to a bowl. Mix well.
- Use a scooper or a tablespoon to shape each meatball into 1 1/4” balls.
- Place the meatballs in a single layer in the prepared air fryer basket.
- Cook at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes, or until cooked through.
- Remove the cooked meatballs from the air fryer and continue to cook the remaining meatballs.
*Nutritional information is a calculated guesstimate. Please note that this can change with different brands and modifications you may make to the recipe. For the most accurate information, use a nutritional calculator with the exact brands and measurements you’re using with each recipe.