Paleo Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti (Gluten-Free)

This is a happy compromise meal – my sons love spaghetti and meatballs; I love veggies. Enter turkey meatballs mixed with shredded zucchini! Use any tomato sauce and spaghetti (or spaghetti squash) you prefer; we went with a gluten-free brown rice noodle.

Paleo Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti (Gluten Free)

This recipe originated from the Whole Life Challenge, with a few adaptations. Truly a family favorite compromise meal – meatballs with a hearty serving of zucchini mixed in, spaghetti (gluten-free), and easy delicious homemade tomato sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: paleo, spaghetti, turkey
Servings: 6
Calories: 222kcal
Author: planfulcook


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 small zucchini grated
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3-4 green onions chopped
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp pink Himalayan salt


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and blend well, using clean hands.
  • Roll into medium-size meatballs and place on a clean cookie sheet with rows about one inch apart.
  • Cook in the heated oven for 15 minutes, turning half way.
  • Finish cooking on stove top, adding to heated tomato sauce.
  • Serve with favorite spaghetti or spaghetti squash and tomato sauce; enjoy!


Here’s a link to the original recipe from the Whole Life Challenge, and the Jovial brown rice spaghetti we used. 

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