Spaghetti & Homemade Meatballs

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 441.6
  • Total Fat: 14.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 100.9 mg
  • Sodium: 886.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 38.5 g

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Introduction

Hearty turkey meatballs in a rich Italian tomato sauce over traditional spaghetti. Hearty turkey meatballs in a rich Italian tomato sauce over traditional spaghetti.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 package of lean ground turkey
    2 egg whites
    1/2 cup dry italian breadcrumbs
    1/4 cup water
    1/2 onion, finely chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
    2 tsp dried basil
    1 tsp ground black pepper
    2 cups low-fat marinara pasta sauce
    4 oz. uncooked spaghetti
    1/4 cup parmesan cheese

Directions

1) Preheat oven broiler

2) In a large mixig bowl, combine turkey, egg whites, breadcrumbs, water, onion, garlic, parsley, basil and black pepper. Mix ingredients throughly and then shape into 1 1/2 inch diameter meatballs.

3) Arrange meatbllas on a baking sheet and place under broiler for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally until they are browned on all sides.

4) In a large saucepan, combine pasta sauce and meatballs. Simmer over low heat until warmed throughly, about 20 minutes.

5) White the pasta sauce is simmering, prepare spaghetti according to its package directions.

6) Place a portion of spaghetti on each plate, cover with a portion of meatballs and pasta sauce, then top with parmesan cheese. Serve and enjoy!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BREEHARDY.

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