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New York Turkey Meatball
 

New York Turkey Meatball

New York’s most famous Italian meatball—smothered with red sauce and sitting on a bed of pasta—tastes great made with ground turkey. Make this recipe tonight to see for yourself.

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servings Makes 8 servings 8
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Less than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Italian Seasoned Ground Turkey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons dried bread crumbs
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar tomato-basil pasta sauce, heated
  • 1 (16-ounce) package spaghetti, cooked according to package directions
  • grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. In large bowl, combine turkey, garlic, basil, oregano, lemon rind, egg and bread crumbs. Shape into 1½ -inch balls. Place on a lightly greased jelly-roll pan and bake 25 minutes. Always cook turkey to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Let meatballs stand 10 minutes.
  3. In large bowl, toss meatballs and heated pasta sauce. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories250

Protein16g

Carbohydrates26g

Fiber2g

Sugars6g

Fat9g

Cholesterol70mg

Sodium320mg

Saturated Fat2g

MADE WITH

Lean Italian Seasoned Ground Turkey

Lean Italian Seasoned Ground Turkey

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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New York Turkey Meatball