Italian Wedding Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 419.2
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.5 mg
  • Sodium: 977.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 32.0 g

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Adapted from Good Housekeeping Adapted from Good Housekeeping
Number of Servings: 8


    1 lb of ground turkey breast
    1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
    1/4 cup fresh, chopped parsley leaves
    1 clove garlic, pressed
    2 cloves garlic sliced thin
    1/4 cup egg beaters
    1 cup of parmesan or romano cheese, reduced fat
    14 oz Whole Grain Wheat Pasta (bow tie)
    1 tbl Constarch
    1 1/2 cup Skim Milk
    14.5 oz Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth
    9 oz Baby Spinah
    Ground Black Pepper to taste


1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2) Mix with hands in a bowl the turkey, bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, egg, and 1/4 cup of the cheese just until blended. Shape turkey mixture into 36 1-in. meatballs. Place on a pan lined with foil and bake 20 minutes.

3) Meanwhile, heat large covered pot of water to boiling over high heat. Cook pasta 2 minutes less than label directions. Drain pasta and return to pot.

4) In 2 cup bowl, whisk cornstarch into milk. Add mixture and broth to pasta in pot. Heat to boiling over medium high heat, stirring frequently. Boil 1 minute to thicken sauce slightly. Remove pot from heat and stir in spinach, 1/2 cup of cheese and 1/4 tsp pepper. Add meatballs and gently toss to combine. Transfer mixture to 3 qt glass baking dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 20 minutes or until hot in center and golden on top.

Makes 8 Servings

8 WW points per serving

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HMR809.

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