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Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti

Low fat turkey meatballs, Italian style.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Author: Angela Roberts

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion
  • 1 pound ground dark meat turkey
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup pecorino romano cheese (or parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon parsley chopped
  • few sprigs fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs made from stale bread
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Saute onion and garlic in 1 tablespoons olive oil. Cool.
  • Add onion and garlic and all the olive oil into the ground turkey.
  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • Roll into small meatballs 1 1/2 inch diameter.
  • Bake in oven at 375 for approximately 20 minutes, turning once.
  • (At this point you can cool and freeze meatballs for another day)
  • Finish in tomato sauce on top of stove.
  • Use your favorite tomato sauce, and cook spaghetti according to directions.
  • This is enough meatballs to accompany 1 pound of spaghetti.