Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 483.7
  • Total Fat: 20.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 91.2 mg
  • Sodium: 429.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 23.8 g

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Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Meatballs:
    3 tbsp olive oil
    1/2 onion, finely diced
    1 pound ground turkey
    1/2 cup grated parmesan
    1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
    1/4 cup bread crumbs
    1/4 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes
    2 eggs, lightly beaten
    3/4 tsp each salt and pepper

    Sauce:
    1 pound linguini
    1/4 cup olive oil
    28 oz can whole tomatoes, cut into pieces
    2 whole garlic cloves
    1/4 cup fresh parsley
    1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
    1/3 cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

Meatballs: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat oil in skillet. Add onion and cook 4 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. In a large bowl, combine onion with remaining meatball ingredients and stir to combine. Form meatballs with 2 tbsp meat per ball and then place on a foil lined and greased baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.

Pasta:
Bring a large pot of salted water to boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally (8-10 minutes). Reserve 1 cup of pasta water and drain.

Sauce:
In a saucepan, warm 1/4 cup olive oil over medium heat. Add tomatoes, garlic cloves, parsley, salt and papper and cook for 10 minutes. Discard the garlic cloves. Add cooked meatballs and cooked pasta and toss to coat. Add reserved pasta water (1/4 cup at a time) if the pasta needs moistening. Arrange in a dish and top with fresh basil.

Serving Size: 8 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KIMBER9904.

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