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Turkey Zucchini Poppers {with Buffalo Dipping Sauce}
Turkey Zucchini Poppers {with Buffalo Dipping Sauce}
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

These scrumptious Turkey Zucchini Poppers are a low calorie, gluten free finger food that you can just pop right in your mouth! The Buffalo Dipping Sauce is the perfect accompaniment to add a little kick!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ground turkey,zucchini,hot sauce,low calorie cream cheese,
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 132 kcal
Author: Nicole Crocker
For the Turkey Zucchini Poppers
  • 1 Pound Ground turkey ,I like to use 85%-90%lean anything more can be a little dry
  • 2 Cups Grated Zucchini ,peel on
  • 2-3 Chopped scallions
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Cilantro ,chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic ,chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • )il for cooking Mom used coconut oil
For the Buffalo Dipping Sauce
  • 4 Ounces Light cream cheese ,softened (light or full fat)
  • 1/2 Cup light sour cream ,light or full fat
  • 1/2 Cup Franks Red Hot Sauce
  • 2 Scallions chopped
  • 1/2 Cups Light shredded cheddar cheese
For the Turkey Zucchini Poppers
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl mix together turkey, zucchini, scallions, cilantro, garlic, salt and pepper. Mixture will be quite wet.
  3. Drop a heaping tablespoon sized scoop of mixture into the heated skillet. Cook about 8-10 at a time. Don't over crowd pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes and then flip over. Cook another 4-5 minutes or until meatball is cooked through. Remove to serving dish.
For the Buffalo Dipping Sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 425 Degrees F
  2. In a medium bowl mix all ingredients except for the cheddar cheese.
  3. Pour into a small baking dish. Top with cheddar cheese. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Top with some chopped scallions and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Turkey Zucchini Poppers {with Buffalo Dipping Sauce}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 903mg39%
Potassium 334mg10%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 285IU6%
Vitamin C 6.9mg8%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.