Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

10 35 460
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 4
Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash
Health Rating
Swap out the beef and pasta for a healthier version of spaghetti and meatballs.


567 gm Ground turkey, lean
1 tsp Sea salt
1 tsp Mustard powder
1 tsp Paprika
1 large egg Egg
3/4 cup Quick oats
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped)
2 tbsp Tomato sauce, canned (no sugar added)
1 squash Spaghetti squash


1. Preheat oven to 400oF (200oC).

2. Cut spaghetti squash in half and place flesh side up on baking sheet. Bake for 40 mins.

3. Cover a large pan with parchment paper and set aside.

4. In large bowl, combine ground turkey, salt, mustard powder, paprika, egg, quick oats, minced garlic and chopped parsley and mix well by hand.

5. Roll into meatballs, place on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.

6. In the meantime, flake cooled squash with fork to create 'noodles'.

7. Heat tomato sauce in a saucepan.

8. Place spaghetti squash in a bowl and top with sauce and top with 5 turkey meatballs.

Option to sprinkle with parmesan cheese.



is a power-packed veggie, it is rich in manganese which helps to boost bone strength!


is a great source of lean protein 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 460
Calories from fat 143
Calories from saturated fat 40
Total Fat 15.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.4 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.2 g
Cholesterol 171 mg
Sodium 829 mg
Potassium 1021 mg
Total Carbohydrate 48 g
Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
Sugars 0.9 g
Protein 35 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.1
Meat 1.6
Meat Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 8.6

Energy sources