Turkey Meatballs “Viva Mexico”

Appetizers & Snacks

Turkey Meatballs “Viva Mexico”

Turkey meatballs are made savory and delicious with the addition of pumpkin and fresh avocado. A flavorful tomato sauce helps makes this dish complete! Top pasta, zucchini noodles or pair with a salad for dinner!


  • 2 lbs of ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (parsley) finely chopped
  • 2 small pumpkins cut into slices
  • 2 Hass avocados pitted and peeled and sliced
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 2 medium garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a crystal add all the ingredients for seasoning the meat, stir until well incorporated.
  2. Pumpkins are split into thin ½ inch slices and set aside.
  3. In blender add the tomatoes, 2 garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon of the liquid chicken bouillon and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Blend and put in a a pot over medium heat.
  4. Make the meatballs about 1 1/2 inch until you finish meat and add to the tomato sauce and cook for 20 or 25 min.
  5. Add pumpkins to pot and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Accompany with a few slices of avocado on the side.


Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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