Community Recipe
from [DanielH]
Spagheti With Turkey Meat Balls

Spagheti With Turkey Meat Balls

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 3 tablespoon(s) Olive Oil
  • 4 clove(s) Garlic
  • 5 can(s) Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) Thyme
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/3 cup(s) milk
  • 1 Medium Onoin Finely Chopped
  • 2/3 cup(s) Plain Dried Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup(s) parmesan cheese Finely Grated
  • 1 pound(s) Ground Turkey
  • 1 pound(s) Spaghetti
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh flat-leaf parsley chopped


1. Make the Sauce in a large nonstick skillet. Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Stir in the tomatoes, oregano, and thyme and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer covered for 20 to 25 minutes.

2. Meanwhile make the meatballs. In a large bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, 1 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper with a fork. Stir in the onion, breadcrumbs, cheese and parsley. Add the turkey and mix until combined. Form into 1 1/4 in meatballs.

3. Add the meatballs to the skillet and spoon sauce over to coat. Simmer over medium heat until the meatballs are just cooked through, about 8 minutes.

4. While the meatballs simmer cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente according to the package. Drain pasta and transfer to skillet and toss gently with the meatballs and sauce,

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