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Mexican Meatballs

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican Meatballs
Servings: 4
Calories: 558kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1 pound turkey, ground
  • 2 large egg
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs, plain
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 15 ounce black beans, canned
  • 8 ounce corn, canned
  • 2 medium tomato, red
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/4 cup cilantro


  • Cook rice as directed on package; set aside, covered.
  • In a large bowl mix together turkey, eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Shape into 1 inch meatballs.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium. Add meatballs and cook for 4-6 minutes turning to brown all sides.
  • Drain and rinse beans; add to skillet with drained corn. Chop tomatoes and stir into skillet with broth, lime juice and cumin. Reduce heat and cover. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in the center.
  • Stir in cilantro and serve on a bed of rice.


Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 171mg | Sodium: 787mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 3g