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Herbed Turkey Air Fryer Meatballs

Homemade herbed turkey air fryer meatballs are the perfect weeknight meal. Super versatile, they pair well with salads, mashed potatoes, lots of veggies or even in a meatball sub for lunch the next day. Simply add the ingredients together, roll into balls and cook in the air-fryer for dinner perfection, They also work well as a meal prep option as they can be made, frozen and simply reheated in the air fryer on a busy night.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: Anytime
Keyword: air fryer meatball, air fryer recipes
Servings: 26 Meatballs
Calories: 24kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 lb ground turkey (turkey mince)
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp dried chopped onion (see notes)
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp dried cilantro (coriander)
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp freshly cracked pepper


  • In a small bowl, lightly whisk the egg.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix with your hands until well combined.
  • Spray your hands with nonstick spray or some olive oil and mold the mixture into about 1-inch balls. 
  • Spray the air fryer with nonstick cooking spray. Place the meatballs in one even layer in the bottom of your air fryer. If you have a stacking tray then stack on top with another level of meatballs.
  • Cook for about 9 minutes at 400 degrees or until cooked through. Repeat with the rest of the meatballs. 


Make sure to check the ingredients of the dried onion as sometimes they can have added salt.
See notes in post above in relation to freezing the meatballs.


Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg