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Pasta with Turkey Meatballs and Mozzarella Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta with Turkey Meatballs and Mozzarella recipe? Learn how to make Pasta with Turkey Meatballs and Mozzarella using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sarahjo36

Makes 8 servings



Delish! Cheesy and yummy pasta dish that my family loves! From Everyday Food.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Turkey Meatballs and Mozzarella

1 1/2 lb. ground turkey
1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
4 garlic cloves
1 large egg
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 1/2 tbsp. butter
1 pint grape tomatoes
16 oz. shell pasta
1 pint fresh mozzarella

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Turkey Meatballs and Mozzarella

  1. Boil pasta per package instructions. In a large bowl combine turkey, breadcrumbs, garlic, egg, 3 tbsp. Parmesan, 1/4 cup parsley, 1 tsp. salt. and 1/4 tsp pepper; mix to combine. Using a level 1 tbsp. measure for each, form mixture into meatballs. (You should have about 48.)

  2. In a large skillet, heat 1 1/2 tbsp. butter over medium-high heat. Add meatballs, and cook, turning occasionally, until browned all over, 5 to 7 minutes. Add 2 cups water; simmer, stirring occasionally until meastballs are cooked through and lizuid is reduced to about 1 cup, 10 to 12. Add tomatioes; cook until they begin to soften, about 1 minute.

  3. Measwhile, cook pasta in boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. Drain, return to pot, and place on the still-warm burner. Add mozzarella, meatballs, and sauce, remaining parsley. remaining Parmesand, and remaining butter. Toss to combine.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 236.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
553
Calories from Fat
221
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.6g
38%
Saturated Fat
10.3g
51%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
185mg
62%
Sodium
438mg
18%
Potassium
504mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
39.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
41.6g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 33% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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