Turkey Meatballs With Spaghetti Squash

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

From a Diabetic cookbook. Dietary exchanges are 1 starch, 3 meat. Serves 4.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix bread crumbs, onion, garlic, parsley, red pepper, thyme and fennel seed in bowl. Mix ground turkey with egg whites in large bowl, and add seasoned crumbs. Knead mixture well. Cover and chill meat 10 minutes. Preheat broiler.
  2. Split squash in half. Remove seeds. Place in glass baking dish, cut side down. Add 3 to 4 tablespoons water. Microwave on HIGH 10 to 12 minutes, or until fork-tender. Set aside to cool.
  3. Form 20 meatballs with chilled turkey. Put meatballs on pan; broil 4 to 5 minutes. Remove pan, turn meatballs over, and cook 4 minutes more. Mix tomatoes and broth in 12 inch skillet; simmer over low heat. Add meatballs, oregano, basil and green onion. Stir and cook until hot, about 10 minutes.
  4. Scrape squash into strands onto serving plate. Top with sauce and meatballs.

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