Southwestern Mini Turkey Meatballs

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes


72 servings

Bite–sized meatballs served with a spicy, creamy salsa dip. Makes enough for a party!



  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 1 cup finely crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Dannon® Oikos® Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup prepared (jar) picante sauce or salsa, divided
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ground chipotle chili powder, divided


  1. In a bowl Mix together yogurt, salsa, cumin and chipotle chili powder. Set 1 1/2 cups aside in the refrigerator.
  2. In another bowl mix together turkey, crushed chips, egg, remaining seasoned yogurt, cilantro, corn, black beans. Using a small scoop spoon, make tablespoon sized balls, and place on a lightly greased shallow baking sheet and bake in a preheated 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Serve meat balls on shredded lettuce with reserved sauce for dipping.