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Spaghetti with Easy Turkey Meatballs

Total Time
35 min
15 min
20 min
Picture this... it's a weekend night. You have the house to yourself. Now it's time for a good movie, a glass of wine and some delicious pasta. No need for take-out! This spaghetti and meatball dish is super satisfying and easy to prepare in just over 30 minutes. The filling-yet-light turkey meatballs come together with only five ingredients, pairing perfectly with a bit of cooked pasta and your favorite jarred sauce. Finished with some Parmigiano-Reggiano, this meal is the upscale dish you deserve. Make some crunchy garlic toast to sop up the sauce or serve with a quick green salad.


Uncooked 99% fat-free ground turkey breast

4 oz


1 item(s), large, whisked

Dried plain breadcrumbs

1½ Tbsp, or seasoned

Fresh parsley

1 Tbsp, or other fresh herbs, chopped (plus extra for garnish)

Table salt

1 pinch(es), black pepper, red pepper flakes or other seasonings

Cooked spaghetti

1 cup(s)

Canned tomato sauce

½ cup(s), warmed

Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

1½ Tbsp


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl, combine turkey, egg, breadcrumbs, parsley, and salt; roll into meatballs. Bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet until cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  3. Serve meatballs over pasta with warmed tomato sauce; sprinkle with cheese and garnish with fresh herbs.
  4. Makes 1 serving.