ZENB Spaghetti with Turkey & Veggie Meatballs

SERVES 4

PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 20 minutes

TOTAL TIME 35 minutes

Nutrition Facts

NUTRITION FACTS

Serving Size: 449g
Servings: 4

Calories: 520

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat21g27%
Saturated Fat3.5g18%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium910mg40%
Carbohydrates55g20%
Dietary Fiber10g36%
Total Sugar6g
Protein34g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 10%
Vitamin D 1mcg 6%
Calcium 111mg 8%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 1053mg 20%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Make a classic culinary dish a masterpiece using ZENB Spaghetti, ZENB Roasted Tomato Gourmet Pasta Sauce, turkey and veggies. In less than 35 minutes, you can savor a new recipe that is low in calories and a good source of protein.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box (8 ounces) ZENB Spaghetti made from 100% Yellow Peas
  • 1 pound ground turkey (93% lean)
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley and additional for serving
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon each, kosher salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Roasted Tomato Gourmet Pasta Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Cook ZENB Spaghetti 1 minute less than directed on package. Reserve 1 cup pasta cooking water; drain pasta.

2.

Meanwhile, combine turkey, bread crumbs, peppers, parsley, egg, garlic, water, salt & pepper. Shape mixture into 24, (1-1/4-inch) meatballs.

3.

Arrange all meatballs in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Combine ZENB Sauce and reserved pasta water; pour mixture over meatballs. Cover and cook 8-10 minutes, shaking pan occasionally, until done (165°F). Add pasta to pan; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley before serving.

Tasty Tips

Use a small ice cream scoop to easily make evenly sized meatballs.

Moisten hands with water while rolling meatballs to avoid sticking.

Substitute lean ground beef for the turkey.

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