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Turkey meatball sandwich

5
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Uncooked 99% fat-free ground turkey breast

16 oz

Egg(s)

1 large

Crushed red pepper flakes

2 tsp(s), divided

Fresh oregano

1 tbsp(s)

Fresh mushroom(s)

1 cup(s), roughly chopped

Table salt

2 tsp(s)

Garlic clove(s)

2 clove(s), medium, minced

Uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, chopped

Canned tomato puree

2 cup(s)

Basil

½ cup(s), leaves

WW Bread Multigrain sandwich thins

6 thin, toasted

Arugula

1 cup(s)

Shredded fat free mozzarella cheese

12 oz

Sea salt

1 pinch

Black pepper

1 pinch

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground turkey, egg, red chili flakes, oregano, mushrooms, salt, pepper, and one clove of garlic. Combine well and with your hands and form into 18 1 oz meatballs, and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes in the oven.
  3. While meatballs are cooking, prepare the tomato sauce. In a medium stock pot, heat 1 tsp of olive oil. Sauté 1 clove of garlic,, with 1 tsp red chili flakes and chopped onion for 2-3 minutes on low. Be careful not to burn the garlic. Add the tomato passata, salt, pepper and torn basil leaves and cook uncovered for 20 minutes.
  4. Once 20 minutes has elapsed remove meatballs from the oven, add them to the sauce and cook for 5 minutes longer.
  5. Toast the sandwich thins in the oven or a toaster. For each sandwich, use 3 meatballs and top with 2 oz of mozzarella cheese and arugula.

Notes

Serving Size: 1 sandwich