Turkey Meatballs in Marinara

Hev_Brownies

Novice Foodie
Hi friends! how's everyone doing? today I want to share one of my easy-cook meals that is perfect for lazy days. This dish only takes me 45mins to make but the taste is absolutely amazing!

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INGREDIENTS​

  • 1(10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach (thawed and squeezed dry)
  • 1⁄2cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1small onion, chopped
  • 3tablespoons minced fresh parsley (I omitted)
  • 2garlic cloves, minced
  • 1⁄4teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1⁄4teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1⁄4teaspoon pepper
  • 20ounces lean ground turkey
  • 1(26 ounce) jar meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 9ounces uncoooked spaghetti

DIRECTIONS​

  • Combine spinach, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, nutmeg, allspice, and pepper. Crumble turkey over mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Shape into 24 meatballs.
  • Place on broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Broil 4-6 inches from heat for 8 minute.
  • Turn; broil 3-5 minute longer or until meat is no longer pink.
  • Transfer meatballs to a large saucepan or Dutch oven.
  • Add spaghetti sauce and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until sauce is warm.
  • Cook spaghetti and drain.
  • Serve.
 
Yum! 45 minutes is super impressive, especially for something so flavorful 🙌 Thanks for sharing this easy-cook recipe, I'm definitely going to try it on a lazy night!

P.S. I love that you snuck in some spinach, sneaky sneaky! 😏😄
 
Spinach, bread crumbs, turkey... sounds like someone's trying to sneak in some healthy stuff amidst all the guilty pleasure of meatballs :LOL:. I appreciate the effort to make me feel less guilty about devouring a mountain of pasta! :love:
 
Hi friends! how's everyone doing? today I want to share one of my easy-cook meals that is perfect for lazy days. This dish only takes me 45mins to make but the taste is absolutely amazing!

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INGREDIENTS​

  • 1(10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach (thawed and squeezed dry)
  • 1⁄2cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1small onion, chopped
  • 3tablespoons minced fresh parsley (I omitted)
  • 2garlic cloves, minced
  • 1⁄4teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1⁄4teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1⁄4teaspoon pepper
  • 20ounces lean ground turkey
  • 1(26 ounce) jar meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 9ounces uncoooked spaghetti

DIRECTIONS​

  • Combine spinach, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, nutmeg, allspice, and pepper. Crumble turkey over mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Shape into 24 meatballs.
  • Place on broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Broil 4-6 inches from heat for 8 minute.
  • Turn; broil 3-5 minute longer or until meat is no longer pink.
  • Transfer meatballs to a large saucepan or Dutch oven.
  • Add spaghetti sauce and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until sauce is warm.
  • Cook spaghetti and drain.
  • Serve.
It sounds like a healthier twist on a classic favorite. Can't wait to try making these flavorful meatballs and simmer them in rich marinara sauce for a delicious meal. 🍝🦃🍅 Thanks for sharing the Turkey Meatballs in Marinara recipe!
 
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