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Tangy Baked BBQ Turkey Meatballs

These tangy baked bbq turkey meatballs are easy, quick, and perfect for your next family gathering. These moist turkey meatballs are kid-friendly and ready in under 20 minutes. If you’re looking for baked, gluten-free meatballs that pair perfectly with your favorite bbq sauce these baked bbq turkey meatballs are all you need.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course dinner, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 20 Meatballs


  • crock pot


  • 1 lb Ground Turkey Meat
  • 1/4 Cup Gluten-Free Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Cup BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Juice


Baking Meatballs

  • Preheat oven to 375° and line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a medium-sized bowl combine ground turkey, spices, and breadcrumbs by hand. Do not overwork the mixture or your meatballs will be dry
  • Using a small scoop or tablespoon form small meatballs. This recipe makes 20 small meatballs.
  • Bake meatballs for 15 minutes. or until Internal thermometer reads 165°

Adding Meatballs to BBQ Sauce

  • In a small saucepan or crockpot, warm bbq sauce and apple juice (or cider vinegar). Add fully cooked meatballs and heat until cooked through. Roughly 5-7 minutes.
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