Turkey Meatballs and Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkey meatballs and pasta recipe? Learn how to make Turkey meatballs and pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by michlmu

Makes 4 servings



from: http://lowfatcooking.about.com/od/turkeyrecipes/r/turkmeatballs.htm

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey meatballs and pasta

1 slice whole wheat bread, made into crumbs
1/4 cup skim milk
1 egg white
2 tbsp parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 ground black pepper
28 ounces tomatoes

Recipe Directions for Turkey meatballs and pasta

  1. Place ground turkey in a bowl with bread crumbs, milk, egg white, cheese, oregano and pepper. (1/2 tsp. sage, 2 Tbsp. of grated parmesan, onion power, garlic powder, salt) Combine thoroughly. Without handling the meat too roughly, shape the mixture into 12 evenly sized meatballs.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet.

  3. Add meatballs and cook over a medium heat until meat is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes. Add tomatoes; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

  4. Cook spaghetti according to instructions on package. While the spaghetti is cooking, uncover the skillet with the meatballs and tomatoes, and continue to simmer until the pot of spaghetti is ready.

  5. Serves 4.

  6. also with 1 pound 99% fat free ground turkey, 8 ounces whole wheat pasta

  7. original: Calories 259 Calories from Fat 52, Total Fat 5.7g (sat 1.8), Cholesterol 16mg, Sodium 455mg, Carbohydrate 33.8g, Sodium 6.9g, Protein 18g

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 231.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
74
Calories from Fat
13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.4g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
106mg
4%
Potassium
523mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
12.0g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
7.4g
Protein
4.8g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 7% Iron 5%
* 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 cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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