Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs

Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs

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Ingredients


3/4 cup Bread crumbs, seasoned (Italian seasoning)
1 large egg Egg white
227 gm Ground turkey, extra lean
230 gm Spaghetti, dry (Enough to make 4 cups of cooked pasta)
2 3/4 tbsp Basil pesto
1/4 tsp Salt (or to taste)
2 cup Tomato sauce, canned (chunky sauce)

Instructions


Spread 1 cup pasta sauce over bottom of heavy medium skillet.

Mix turkey, breadcrumbs, pesto, egg white and salt in medium bowl. Using moistened hands, form mixture into 8 meatballs. Place meatballs in single layer in sauce. Spoon remaining sauce over. Bring to simmer. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until meatballs are cooked through, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender but still firm to bite. Drain pasta; divide between bowls. Top with meatballs and sauce. Serve with a vegetable side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 450  
Calories from fat 78  
Calories from saturated fat 13.9  
Total Fat 8.7  g
Saturated Fat 1.5  g
Trans Fat 0.0  g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3  g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.7  g
Cholesterol 31  mg
Sodium 1291  mg
Potassium 789  mg
Total Carbohydrate 66  g
Dietary Fiber 5.1  g
Sugars 9.0  g
Protein 26.8  g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 2.9
Meat 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 1.0

Energy sources


Pygal 59% 464.343437676 219.212538509 17% 301.659721637 234.533065731 24% 320.385508009 130.609202174 59% 17% 24% Carbohydrates Fat Protein
Recipe from: Epicurious
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