BBQ Meatballs

Diabetic Appetizer Recipes

This BBQ meatballs is a great diabetic appetizer recipes when you are in the mood for appetizer or great for a party. Using ground turkey instead of beef, this traditional appetizer take on a healthier looks.

Bold flavours from the oregano, cayenne, onions and honey will really wake up your taste buds.

This recipes is low in fat and calories that you can make a batch freeze them and warm them up when you want a quick snack.

This recipes on this page comes complete with a list of ingredients, step by step directions nutrition information and a printer friendly copy.

BBQ Meatballs

This appetizer makes about 36 meatball which is enough so that everyone can take one or two meatballs.  

Instead of honey for your sauce you can also use BBQ, mild or hot sauce to dip your meatball in.

Recipe Type

Main, Turkey, appetizer 

Degree of Difficulty



36 meatballs 


1 pound extra ground turkey breast

2 egg whites

1 small onion, chopped fine

1/2 cup bread crumbs

1/4 non-fat milk

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Pinch cayenne pepper

3/4 cup maple or honey bottled barbeque sauce


1 Preheat oven to 400. Spray a 13 x 9 pan with cooking spray.

2 Mix turkey, egg whites, milk, onion, bread crumbs, pepper, cayenne and oregano.

3 Shape mixture into 1" balls. Arrange meatballs in pan, making sure sides do not touch.

4 Bake uncovered 15-20 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink inside.

5 Heat barbeque sauce, stirring occasionally, until hot.

6 Place meatballs on a serving dish. Pour bbq sauce over meatballs or serve on the side.

7 Yield: 36 balls. Serving Size: 1 ball.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes 


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Nutritional Information BBQ Meatballs

Calories: 29

Protein: 3 g

Carbs: 3 g

Fat: 0 g

Saturated Fat: 0 g

Sodium: 79 mg

Fiber: 0 g

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