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 New York Turkey Meatball recipe tonight to see for yourself.
(16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Italian Seasoned Ground Turkey
cloves garlic, minced
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano
teaspoons grated lemon rind
large egg, lightly beaten
tablespoons dried bread crumbs
(24-ounce) jar tomato-basil pasta sauce, heated
(16-ounce) package spaghetti, cooked according to package directions
grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
Heat oven to 400°F.
In large bowl, combine turkey, garlic, basil, oregano, lemon rind, egg, bread crumbs and buttermilk.
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.
In large bowl, toss meatballs and heated pasta sauce.
Serve over pasta.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.