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Italian Turkey Meatballs over Linguine

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword linguini, lowfat, turkey meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 2 meatballs, 1/4 of the pasta, 1/3 cup sauce, 1 cup green beans, 1/2 cup grapes
Calories 474kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 ounce linguine pasta, dry
  • 1 1/3 cup spaghetti or marinara sauce
  • 1 pound turkey, ground
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup parsley, fresh
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Serve With

  • 4 cup green beans
  • 2 cup grapes

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Pour marinara sauce in a pot over medium-low heat.
  • In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, breadcrumbs, egg, parsley, garlic, and Parmesan; using your hands, mix well until everything is combined. Then, using 1/8 cup at a time, form the mixture into small meatballs (about the size of ping pong balls).
  • Add the meatballs to the sauce and cook 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, steam green beans.
  • Serve sauce and meatballs over pasta with green beans and grapes on the side.

Nutrition

Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 1270mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 21g