Turkey Meatballs In Marinara SauceFrom sosousme 8 years ago
- 1 pound ground turkey breast shopping list
- 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil shopping list
- 1/4 cup Italian style season breadcrumbs (or more as needed) shopping list
- 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, plus more for serving shopping list
- 1/2 cup finely grated carrot shopping list
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion shopping list
- 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, (packed in oil) rinsed, drained and finely chopped shopping list
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley leaves, plus some for garnish shopping list
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme leaves, or dried shopping list
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano leaves, or dried shopping list
- 1 egg, lightly beaten shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon salt shopping list
- Freshly ground pepper, to taste shopping list
- 1 batch homemade Basic marinara sauce, or 1 (28 -ounce) jar marinara shopping list
- 1 pound spaghetti shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat broiler. Lightly oil a rimmed baking sheet, or cover with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey with the olive oil, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, carrot, onion, sun-dried tomatoes, parsley, thyme, oregano, egg, salt and pepper. Using your hands, mix well, if the mixture feels too loose, add a bit more bread crumbs until the meat holds together when forming a ball. Form into 2 inch balls (do not compact the meat, use a light touch when making the meatballs); place on the baking sheet. Place under the broiler for about 10 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally so all sides get brown and the meatballs are almost cooked.
- Heat the marinara in a sauce pan. Add meatballs; cover and cook on low heat for about 10 minutes, or until the meatballs absorb some of the sauce. While the meatballs are cooking; prepare spaghetti according to package directions.
- Drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Add the sauce and meatballs; toss and heat through. divide between 6 heated pasta bowls; garnish with fresh parsley and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
- Per Serving: 532 Calories; 13g Fat (3g Sat, 3g Mono, 2g Poly); 74g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 87mg Cholesterol; 966mg Sodium.
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