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Ultimate Spaghetti and Meatballs

  • 25 m
  • 2 h 25 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“Simply toss the ingredients together and sit back while your slow cooker prepares this ultimate spaghetti and meatball dish.”

Ingredients

    • 1 cup fresh button mushrooms, quartered
    • ½ cup thinly sliced sweet onion
    • ⅓ cup thin bite-size strips red or yellow sweet pepper
    • 6 1-ounce refrigerated Italian-style cooked turkey meatballs
    • 1 (8 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
    • 2 tablespoons no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1½ ounces dried multigrain spaghetti
    • Fresh basil leaves (optional)

Directions

  • 1 In a 1½- or 2-quart slow cooker, combine mushrooms, onion and sweet pepper. Top with meatballs. In a small bowl, combine tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning and garlic. Pour over mixture in cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2½ hours. If no heat setting is available, cook for 3 to 3½ hours.
  • 3 To serve, cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Divide spaghetti between serving plates. Top with meatball mixture. If desired, garnish with basil.
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