Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Sweet Italian sausage is a flavorful base for these super-quick meatballs. Adapted rom America's Test Kitchen. white bread, buttermilk, sweet Italian sausage, egg, extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, canned crushed tomatoes, canned diced tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper, spaghetti cvt

Recipe Ingredients for SPAGHETTI WITH SAUSAGE MEATBALLS

24 g (2 slices) bread, crusts discarded, torn into small pieces
1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
8 ounces cooked sweet Italian sausage , casings removed, net from 1 pound fresh (7089)
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
28 ounce crushed tomatoes
14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes (82687)
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 pound dry spaghetti (20120)

Recipe Directions for SPAGHETTI WITH SAUSAGE MEATBALLS

  1. Bring 4 quarts of water to boil in large pot. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 475 degrees. Line baking sheet with foil.

  2. Soak bread in buttermilk in bowl for 5 minutes. Using fork, mash until smooth. Mix in sausage and egg until combined. Form mixture into 1 -inch meatballs and place on baking sheet. Spray meatballs with cooking spray. Bake until deeply browned, 17 to 20 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, heat oil and garlic in large skillet over medium heat until garlic is golden, about 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, increase heat to medium-high, and simmer until sauce thickens, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in basil and salt and pepper to taste. Toss in meatballs.

  4. Add 1 tablespoon salt and pasta to boiling water. Cook pasta until al dente. Reserve cup cooking water, drain pasta, and return pasta to pot along with reserved water. Ladle some tomato sauce (without meatballs) over spaghetti and toss well. Divide pasta among bowls and top with more sauce and meatballs. Serve, passing Parmesan at table.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 530.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
825
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.6g
39%
Saturated Fat
7.2g
36%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
86mg
29%
Sodium
1367mg
57%
Potassium
506mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
113.2g
38%
Dietary Fiber
11.8g
47%
Sugars
19.7g
Protein
34.4g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 20% Iron 46%
* 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
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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