Spaghetti With Meatballs

Spaghetti With Meatballs
If you don't have a favorite spaghetti and meatball recipe, this one might be it. The meatballs are made with a mixture of ground turkey, roasted peppers, and mushrooms and added to a classic style spaghetti sauce.
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Bake 15 m
Cook 20 m

Ingredients

Meatballs:

Sauce:

Directions

  1. 1 of 1 Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan.

Meatballs:

  1. 1 of 5 Finely crumble bread into small bowl. Add milk; let stand to soak.
  2. 2 of 5 Chop 1 cup of the mushrooms. Place in medium-size bowl; add 1/2 cup red pepper, the ground turkey, salt, Italian seasoning, black pepper, dried onion and soaked bread. Add egg. Mix well until ingredients are evenly blended.
  3. 3 of 5 Using about 1 slightly rounded tablespoon of turkey mixture for each meatball, shape mixture into about 32 meatballs. Place on prepared jelly-roll pan.
  4. 4 of 5 Bake in 400 degree F oven about 15 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted in center registers 165 degrees F.
  5. 5 of 5 Bring large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add pasta to boiling water. Cook until al dente, tender but still firm.

Sauce:

  1. 1 of 3 Heat oil in large straight-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 6 minutes. Add remaining mushrooms and red peppers from meatball ingredients; cook 4 minutes, stirring. Stir in tomatoes, paste, sugar, garlic salt, flakes. Cover; simmer 10 minutes.
  2. 2 of 3 When meatballs are cooked through, transfer to tomato sauce in skillet; gently stir to coat meatballs with sauce.
  3. 3 of 3 Drain spaghetti. Transfer to large serving bowl. Top with tomato sauce and meatballs. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Information for Spaghetti With Meatballs
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 68 mg chol., 0 null Mark as Free Exchange, 2 g sat. fat, 4 g fiber, 1048 mg sodium, 22 g pro., 419 kcal cal., 10 g Fat, total, 61 g carb.