Spanish Meatballs Over Polenta Recipe

Looking for an easy Spanish Meatballs over Polenta recipe? Learn how to make Spanish Meatballs over Polenta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kcarter816

Makes 4 servings



A warm, comforting dish that tastes great and is low in calories.

Recipe Ingredients for Spanish Meatballs over Polenta

1 pound ground turkey meat
1 green bell pepper
4 oz. diced green chiles
1/3 cup bread crumbs
2 eggs
14 1/2 oz. diced tomatoes
12 oz. salsa
3/4 cup polenta
3 cups water

Recipe Directions for Spanish Meatballs over Polenta

  1. Mix ground turkey with eggs and bread crumbs. Form meatballs.

  2. Spray pan with PAM. Brown meatballs over medium heat until cooked through.

  3. Set meatballs aside.

  4. Saute' peppers and chiles until tender, 3-4 minutes.

  5. Add salsa and tomatoes. Mix well.

  6. Add meatballs back to pan and simmer until heated through.

  7. Meanwhile, in 3-quart bowl with lid, add polenta and water. Microwave for 8 minutes on High.

  8. Remove and stir briskly until well blended. Microwave for another 2-3 minutes for thicker polenta.

  9. Serve meatballs and sauce over polenta. May be garnished with shredded cheese, if desired.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 596.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
378
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.5g
16%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
159mg
53%
Sodium
805mg
34%
Potassium
608mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
41.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
7.6g
Protein
30.9g
Vitamin A 43% Vitamin C 97%
Calcium 11% Iron 19%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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