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Pasta with Tomato and Meatball Sauce Recipe

Pasta with Tomato and Meatball Sauce Recipe

8 servings

Herb-Seasoned Meatballs can be made up to two days in advance, making the sauce very easy to complete.

 

Ingredients:

1 cup chopped onion

1 tablespoon each: minced garlic, olive oil

1 can reduced-sodium whole tomatoes, undrained, chopped

1 can reduced-sodium tomato sauce

2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning

1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Herb-Seasoned Meatballs (recipe follows0
Salt and pepper, to taste

12 ounces spaghetti, cooked, warm

 

Herb-Seasoned Meatballs

1 pound ground turkey or lean beef

1/3 cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs

1 egg white

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method:

Saute onion and garlic in oil in large saucepan 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and liquid, tomato suace, Italian seasoning, and crushed red pepper, heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Add Herb-Seasoned Meatballs; simmer, uncovered, until medium sauce consistency, 10 to 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve over spaghetti.

 

Herb-Seasoned Meatballs

Mix all ingredients; shape into 18 meatballs. Cook meatballs over medium heat in lightly greased skillet until cooked and browned on all sides, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain well.

 

Per Serving:

Calories: 355

% of calories from fat: 21

Fat (gm): 8.4

Saturated fat (gm): 1.9

Cholesterol (gm): 42.3

Sodium (mg): 405

Protein (gm): 20.2

Carbohydrate (gm): 48.8

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