5 Secrets to Healthier Spaghetti and Meatballs (Page 2)

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Before Recipe Makeover: Spaghetti and Meatballs

White spaghetti (2 cups) with 8 meatballs (6 ounces), sauce (3/4 cup) and Parmesan cheese (2 tablespoons), garlic bread, iceberg-lettuce salad. This high-carbohydrate meal has—on average—a whopping number of calories (1,495) and fat grams (70) and more than a day’s worth of sodium, yet it’s shy in vitamins, minerals and other good things, such as antioxidants.

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