Lighter Spaghetti and Meatballs

This recipe for lighter spaghetti with meatballs was delicious.  We both enjoyed it and the fact it was healthier was a bonus.  I used gluten free pasta, but I love the Kroger brand its great!  Ted and both enjoyed this meal and wished we could have but we did not enjoy a good garlic bread with the meal.

Healthy Meatball Spaghetti


1/3 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs

1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1 pound ground turkey

2 large egg whites

1 teaspoon olive oil

3 cups Tomato Sauce

3 cups hot cooked spaghetti (about 6 ounces uncooked gf pasta)




Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl; shape mixture into 16 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Add Tomato Sauce, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Serve over spaghetti.


Calories 437

Fat 8.4g

Protein 37.9g

Carbohydrate 51.2g

Fiber 3.4g

Cholesterol 79mg

Iron 5.6mg

Sodium 600mg

Calcium 195mg


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