Spaghetti and Meatballs (by Jessical Seinfeld, "Deceptively Delicious") Recipe

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Submitted by lisaworkinghard

Makes 6 servings



** 1 serving includes about 2 to 3 meatballs ** Could use less breadcrumbs

Recipe Ingredients for Spaghetti and Meatballs (by Jessical Seinfeld, "Deceptively Delicious")

1/2 lb turkey, lean, ground
1 cup breadcrumbs
1 cup butternut squash, pureed (about 1/2 cup)
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 Nonstick cooking spray
2 tsp olive oil
26 ounce whole tomatoes, with their juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup carrot, pureed (about 1/4 cup), optional
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp pepper
1 lb spaghetti , preferably whole wheat

Recipe Directions for Spaghetti and Meatballs (by Jessical Seinfeld, "Deceptively Delicious")

  1. In a large bowl, mix the turkey, breadcrumbs, butternut squash puree, garlic, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp black pepper until well combined. Shap the mixture into 1" meatballs and place on a sheet of waxed paper or aluminum foil.

  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set it over high heat. When the skillet is hot, add the olive oil and then the meatballs and brown for 4 to 5 minutes, turning occasionally.

  3. Add the pureed tomatoes, water, carrot puree (if using), garlic powder, cayenne, and the remainin 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the meatballs are no longer pink in the center.

  4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to package directions until al dente. Drain the pasta in a colander, turn it into a serving bowl, and spoon the meatballs and sauce over it.

Categories

Main Dish, Advance

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 310.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
442
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
29mg
10%
Sodium
755mg
31%
Potassium
522mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
75.2g
25%
Dietary Fiber
10.9g
44%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
27.1g
Vitamin A 92% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 9% Iron 32%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
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