Cozy Up With These Turkey Meatball Casserole Recipes

Turn turkey meatballs into warm, filling comfort food with our tasty turkey meatball casseroles.

Updated January 8, 2024
Turkey Meatball Casserole

There's just something fun about a meatball. And turkey meatballs baked into casseroles? Well, that's comforting and fun. Serve your family tasty comfort foods with our yummy turkey meatball casserole recipes. 

Turkey Meatball Casserole With Broccoli

Make the meatballs (recipe below) the day before to save prep time. Alternatively, substitute your favorite pre-cooked turkey meatballs from the frozen food section. The final casserole has about six servings.


  • 1 batch low-fat turkey meatballs (recipe below)
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 package (12 ounces) wild rice mix
  • 1 can (8 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cook wild rice according to package instructions.
  3. Combine turkey meatballs, broccoli, red bell pepper, cream of mushroom soup, and wild rice.
  4. Pour into a 9x13 baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle Swiss and Parmesan cheeses over the top of casserole mixture.
  6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden.

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Basic Turkey Meatball Recipe

You can use these meatballs in all your recipes. Make 'em up ahead and freeze them for up to six months for quicker casseroles. 


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey breast
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup dry breadcrumbs


  1. Combine ground turkey breast, garlic, onion, parsley, salt, black pepper, oregano, egg, and dry breadcrumbs in a large mixing bowl. Make sure all ingredients are thoroughly incorporated.
  2. Shape ground turkey mixture into meatballs, approximately one-inch in size.
  3. Grease a large cast iron skillet with non-stick cooking spray or vegetable oil. Working in batches, cook the meatballs over medium-high heat for five to six minutes, or until browned all the way through.
  4. Incorporate meatballs into the recipe.

Low-Carb Turkey Meatball Casserole

If you're on a low-carb or keto diet, this simple low-carb recipe will fit right in. It's low in carbs and gluten-free.

Keto turkey meatball casserole


  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey Italian sausage
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ½ grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons dried Italian herbs
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes with basil
  • 2½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  2. Heat the avocado oil in a skillet on medium-high heat.
  3. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until the onions are soft, about five minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds.
  5. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  6. In a bowl, combine the turkey Italian sausage, egg, almond flour, parmesan cheese, Italian herbs, salt, pepper, and cooled onions and garlic.
  7. Mix well. Form into one-inch meatballs and place in a 9-inch square baking pan in a single layer.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from the oven and drain any excess liquid from the pan.
  9. Pour the tomatoes evenly over the top. Top with the cheese.
  10. Return to the oven and continue to bake for another 20 minutes.

Turkey Meatballs as Comfort Food

Casseroles are classic comfort food, and we love these two tasty turkey meatball casseroles. So take a break from your usual weeknight fare and pop one of our savory casseroles in the oven instead. 

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