Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Total Fat13 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Sodium863 mg
Total Carbohydrate53 g
Dietary Fiber3.5 g
Protein29 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Spaghetti4 ounces
Ground turkey4 ounces
Italian-style turkey or chicken sausage, casings removed if possible4 ounces
Egg white1
Grated Parmesan cheese2 + 1 tablespoons
Flat-leaf parsley, chopped2 + 1 tablespoons
Garlic cloves, minced1 + 1
Dried thyme½ teaspoon
Salt1/8 teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Olive oil2 teaspoons
Small white onion, chopped½
Crushed tomatoes14-ounce can
  1. Directions
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, sausage, egg white, Parmesan, parsley, 1 garlic clove, thyme, salt, and pepper. Form mixture into 1-inch balls and set aside.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting fat and salt.
  4. Meanwhile, heat oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and sauté 2-3 minutes, until onion is tender. Stir in tomatoes, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium. Simmer about 5 minutes, until sauce thickens slightly.
  5. Add meatballs to sauce, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer about 15 minutes, turning meatballs occasionally, until meatballs are cooked through.
  6. Serve meatballs and sauce over pasta, and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and parsley.