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New York's most famous Italian meatball--smothered with red sauce and sitting on a bed of pasta--tastes great made with ground turkey. Make this recipe tonight to see for yourself.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

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  • Combine turkey, garlic, basil, oregano, lemon rind, egg and bread crumbs in a large bowl. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.

  • Bake 25 minutes. Always cook turkey to well-done, 165 degrees F as measured by a meat thermometer. Let meatballs stand 10 minutes.

  • Toss meatballs and heated pasta sauce in a large bowl. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

375 calories; protein 19g; carbohydrates 52.9g; fat 8.6g; cholesterol 65.7mg; sodium 684.8mg. Full Nutrition
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