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Spaghetti and turkey meatballs makes the traditional spaghetti and meatballs recipe healthier. Create this entrée for a meal the whole family loves.
Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan until sizzling; add onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Add all remaining sauce ingredients. Continue cooking 3-4 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, 30-40 minutes or until sauce thickens.
Heat oven to 450°F.
Combine all meatball ingredients in bowl. Shape mixture into 24 (1 1/2-inch) balls; place onto greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake 10-13 minutes or until no longer pink inside.
Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Keep warm.
Stir meatballs into sauce; serve over hot cooked spaghetti. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 5g
I didn't make the spaghetti sauce, but I did make the meatballs. I have never made meatballs w/o putting a little chopped onion in them. I followed your recipe and added about 1/4 cup finely chopped onion. They were a real hit; had wonderful flavor. Next time I will try the sauce, too.Thanks.
Bland. The sauce didn't cling to the noodles since it was so thin. If I did happen to make it again I would add some tomato paste to thicken the sauce and I would add more seasoning to both the sauce and meatballs. The only plus to this dish was it didn't make me feel heavy like most spaghetti dishes do.
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