Classic spaghetti and meatballs gets a bit of a makeover in this recipe with turkey meatballs and a scrumptious sauce made with sun-dried tomatoes. Best of all, it's ready in just 25 minutes.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare meatballs: Coat an unheated large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. Add meatballs. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until meatballs are browned and heated through, turning occasionally.

  • Prepare sauce: Lightly coat an unheated small saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add garlic to hot pan. Cook and stir for 10 seconds. Add water and bring to boiling. Remove from heat and add dried tomatoes. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Transfer tomato mixture to a blender or food processor and add vinegar. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Stir in basil.

  • Add sauce to skillet with meatballs. Cook for 1 minute or until sauce is heated through, stirring to coat meatballs with sauce.

  • Serve meatballs and sauce over hot cooked spaghetti and sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

372 calories; protein 24g 48% DV; carbohydrates 31g 10% DV; dietary fiber 4g 16% DV; sugars 8g; fat 17g 26% DV; saturated fat 4g 20% DV; cholesterol 93mg 31% DV; sodium 599mg 24% DV.