--For Turkey Meatballs
1 lb of lean ground turkey
½ cup of grated parmesan cheese
2 tbsp of fresh basil, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 tsp of salt
1/4 tsp of ground black pepper
8 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup of carrots, peeled and sliced
1 cup of celery, sliced
¼ bunch of parsley leaves, chopped
1/2 medium onion, chopped
Combine egg, turkey, Parmesan cheese, garlic, basil, salt and pepper in medium sized bowl.
Shape the turkey mixture by hand into meatballs. Place shaped meatballs on baking sheet or plate. Let them chill for 30 minutes.
While waiting for the meatballs to chill, bring chicken broth to boil, add carrots, celery, and onions. Reduce the heat and let it simmer semi- uncovered for 10 minutes.
Add the chilled turkey meatballs. Simmer for another 10-15 minutes. Make sure the meatballs are cooked thoroughly.
Stir in the parsley leaves.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.