Turkey Meatballs Marinara

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Serve this light and tasty version of Italian meatballs along with your favorite pasta or in a meatball sub.
25 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Meatballs

1 (20-ounce) package
lean ground turkey
1/2 cup
bread crumbs
1/3 cup
grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup
milk
1/4 cup
chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon
Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon
crushed red pepper

Marinara Sauce

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
2 1/2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon
Italian seasoning
1 (28-ounce) can
crushed tomatoes
1/4 cup
chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon
sugar
3/4 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
crushed red pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Combine all meatball ingredients in bowl; mix well. Shape mixture into 24 meatballs, about 2 tablespoons each.
  3. Melt butter in 12-inch oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat until butter until sizzling. Add 2 1/2 teaspoons garlic and 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning; sauté 1-2 minutes or until garlic is softened. Add meatballs; cook until browned on all sides.  Stir in all remaining sauce ingredients.
  4. Place skillet into oven; bake 8-10 minutes or until meatballs are firm and cooked through.

Recipe Tips

Leftover meatballs in sauce freeze well.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
280
Cholesterol
80mg
Carbohydrates
19g
Protein
24g
Fat
13g
Sodium
770mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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Changed to Rice instead of Pasta

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