1/4cupgrated Parmesan cheese, plus extra for garnish
2tablespoonsminced fresh basil
2tablespoonschopped fresh parsley
1/2teaspoonground black pepper
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes (optional)
olive oil, for cooking
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Meanwhile, add the ground turkey, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, basil, parsley, milk, tomato paste, salt, pepper, egg, garlic, oregano, and red pepper flakes to a large mixing bowl. Mix together with your hands until well combined.
Wash your hands very well with warm soapy water, then get out a rimmed baking sheet.
Roll the meatballs into 1 1/2 inch balls (roughly 16 total), and place on the baking sheet. Brush with olive oil and bake in the oven for 20 minutes until lightly golden brown.
When done, remove from the oven and enjoy! The meatballs are great on their own, or over spaghetti, or dipped in marinara as an appetizer. They even make wonderful meatball subs for lunch the next day.
Baked Turkey Meatballs by dietitian Erica Julson (https://www.ericajulson.com/baked-turkey-meatballs/)