Italian Meatballs

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 394.0
  • Total Fat: 25.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 106.0 mg
  • Sodium: 504.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 28.0 g

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Very filling with lots of flavor. Even better the next day! Very filling with lots of flavor. Even better the next day!
Number of Servings: 7


    1 lb ground beef
    1 lb. ground turkey or chicken
    1 lg. eggs
    2 slices of whole wheat bread (crumbs)
    2 tbs. grated parmesan cheese
    2 tsp. oregano
    1/4 tsp allspice
    1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
    2 tbsp finely chopped onion
    1 tbsp basil
    2 cloves chopped garlic
    2 tbsp lemon juice
    3/4 tsp lemon zest
    2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce


Preheat over 350 degrees. May use ground chicken in place of turkey.

In a large mixing bowl add all ingredients minus spaghetti sauce. Mix well blending all the flavors together.

Form 21 1.5-2 meatballs
In a large skillet spray vegetable oil and heat to medium high. Only brown mealballs (do not cook thoroughly). Remove from stove and place in large casserole or roasting pan, top with sauce.
Cook 30 minutes, Serves 7 people 3 each.

Serve with salad, pasta or in a roll. Enjoy

Freezes well without sauce

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VAMISS1.

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