Baked Turkey Meatballs and Garden Spaghetti Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Baked Turkey Meatballs and Garden Spaghetti Recipe
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Baked Turkey Meatballs and Garden Spaghetti

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"Fresh garden vegetables in zesty marinara sauce are tossed with spaghetti and served with tasty baked turkey meatballs for a family-favorite weeknight meal."

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  • PREP

    40 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 15 mins

Directions

  1. Meatballs: Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine turkey, spinach, green onions, oregano, basil, ketchup, salt, pepper, bread crumbs and cheese in large bowl. Mix thoroughly. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place in prepared baking dish. Bake 15 minutes or until fully cooked.
  3. Garden Spaghetti: Transfer freshly cooked pasta to large bowl. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic. Saute 1 minute. Add zucchini, bell pepper and carrot. Cook 2 minutes. Add marinara sauce and basil. Cook and stir until heated through.
  4. Add to cooked pasta. Toss to coat. Divide pasta mixture among 8 plates. Top each with meatballs; garnish with Parmesan cheese. Serve.
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Apr 21, 2012

I did bake the meatballs just a little longer than the recipe asked. I added one small diced onion and increased the garlic in the sauce. The sauce I actually cooked in my cast iron skillet, then transferred the sauce to my rectangle West Bend slow cooker and let it simmer for a little over two hours. After the meatballs cooked, I drained the grease off of them and added them to the sauce. I let them sit in the sauce for 45 minutes. I did not add as much parmesan to the pasta as the recipe asked only because we don't have a lot. I just added enough on top to taste. My husband and two kids really enjoyed this meal, especially my youngest boy who asked for seconds. I'll make this again.

 
Oct 01, 2011

These were great and my kids loved them too. I left out the cheese and I added garlic powder. I put the spinach and green onions in my mini-chopper. That was an easy way to get them chopped into very smal pieces. Adding shredded vegetables to jarred sauce is a great way to get my kids to eat more vegetables. We will be making this again!

 

14 Ratings

Dec 01, 2011

This is coming from someone who doesn't usually like ground turkey and has never had a meatball they liked either..... These were so good!! We only made the meatball portion of this recipe so I can't speak to the spaghetti but they were delicious. I took the bread crumbs down to 1/2 a cup and increased the parm cheese up to a cup. Awesome.

 
Nov 06, 2011

I liked this a lot and so did my son. There seems to be a little something missing in the flavor of the meatballs but it was still great! I'll make it again and try to find the ingredient I'm missing. Right off-hand I'm going to say worchestershire.

 
Dec 06, 2011

yumm! & I froze half for later - they were also delicious!

 
Oct 04, 2011

Loved this recipe. My husband, who hates spinach, and other green veggies, ate every bite!

 
May 15, 2012

Made this tonight, it was delicious. We just made fresh pasta and used jarred marinara with the meatball recipe. It was very tasty, I did add garlic powder to the meatball recipe (as we love garlic in everything). Will make this recipe again!

 
May 11, 2012

Amazing!!!!! Made them with ground chicken and the kids loved them!!!!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 565 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64.7 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 21.6 g
  • 33%
  • Fiber
  • 6.1 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 1187 mg
  • 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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