Baked Turkey Pesto Meatballs

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Baked Turkey Pesto Meatballs stuffed with mozzarella cheese! These meatballs are amazing and loaded with tons of flavor!

3-4 mozzarella sticks, sliced into cubes
2 pounds ground turkey
1 large egg
1 cup panko breadcrumbs
4 tablespoons basil pesto
3 tablespoons tomato paste
3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
salt and pepper
olive oil for drizzling
Chunky Tomato Sauce
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, with juices
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning, or more to taste
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
salt and pepper
Cut mozzarella into small cubes, about 1/2 inch. (About 6 pieces per stick). Place mozzarella cubes in the freezer for at least 1 hour to set. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Add turkey, egg, breadcrumbs,...
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Nutritions

Calories
3509

Sodium
4679mg
194% DV

Fat
125g
193% DV

Protein
332g
664% DV

Carbs
261g
88% DV

Fiber
29g
119% DV