Turkey Meatballs in a Pasta Crown




1 c onion, finely chopped

1 Clove garlic, minced

3 tbsp dried parsley

1/2 c seasoned bread crumbs

1/4 c Parmesan cheese, grated

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 tbsp oil

3 c prepared spaghetti sauce

8 oz thin spaghetti

1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

1/2 c Mozzarella Cheese, grated



In a medium bowl combine turkey, onion, garlic, 1 tablespoon parsley, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Shape mixture into 12 meatballs.

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute meatballs in oil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until meat- balls are no longer pink in center.

In a large saucepan over low heat, warm spaghetti sauce.

Prepare spaghetti according to package directions; drain, do not rinse. Return spaghetti to cooking pan. Stir in remaining parsley, Italian seasoning, and mozzarella cheese.

Arrange meatballs in bottom of lightly greased 7-cup ring mold. Top with spaghetti, pressing firmly to mold spaghetti around meatballs. Allow mold to stand 1 to 2 minutes.

Invert mold onto large platter. Spoon spaghetti sauce into center of pasta crown.

Nutrition Facts

501 Total Calories

19 g Total Fat

34 % Daily Total Fat

59 g Cholesterol

1226 mg Sodium

58 g Total Carbohydrates

26 g Protein