Flavorful turkey meatballs that are easy, healthy, and really filling!

Turkey Meatballs

Pasta is a staple in our house. Some kind of pasta is on the menu at least once a week. It is my weakness, my comfort food, and my lifeline somedays. When I get home after a busy day, exhausted, and have no meal ideas for the answer to the never ending question of “What’s for supper?” I almost immediately go to the pasta cupboard and then begin to try and create supper.

 Turkey Meatballs and Zucchini Noodles

These Healthy Turkey Meatballs with Zucchini Pasta  are super quick to make a meal out of. I make the turkey meatballs in a big batch so I have them in my freezer whenever I need them. The zucchini noodles can be made within minutes using simple kitchen tools (no zoodler required) I use a Julienne slicer that I picked up at y grocery store. But in this post from Izy at Top with Cinnamon she explains how to use a box grater to make the same noodles.check that out here. (It is awesome)

Meatballs and Zoodles

 Healthy Turkey Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles.
  1. In a bowl, combine breadcrumbs, spices, egg, marinara sauce, and milk and mix well.
  2. Add the turkey and mix well (works best with your hands)
  3. Form meat into balls and place on a cookie sheet. makes 12 large meatballs or 20 small ones
  4. Bake at 350 F for 15-20 minutes (this could be longer or shorter depending on the size of the meatballs).
  5. If you have prepared sauce as well, place the meatballs in the sauce and simmer for 10 minutes (optional)
  6. Prepare Zucchini noodle in a saute pan with 1 tbsp of oil or butter add in whatever other vegetable you like.
  7. saute the noodle until slightly soft and the texture of spaghetti noodles remove from heat and serve immediately
  8. top noodles with meatballs and sauce and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese

Zucchini Pasta with Meatballs


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