Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

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(11 ratings)
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6
Servings6

Ground turkey meatballs served with spaghetti and sauce will be a hit with the entire family when they discover the hidden pocket of cheese inside the meatballs

Ingredients
  • 1 pkg (13.25 oz each) dry whole wheat spaghetti, uncooked
  • 1 pkg (20 oz each) lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup Egg Beaters® Original
  • 1/4 cup Italian-style bread crumbs
  • 2 pieces (1 oz each) part-skim mozzarella string cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Pure Wesson® Canola Oil
  • 1 can (24 oz each) Hunt's® Traditional Pasta Sauce

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Directions
  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, combine turkey, Egg Beaters and bread crumbs in bowl just until combined. Divide mixture into 18 portions. Cut cheese into 18 equal pieces (about 1/2 inch). Place 1 piece cheese in center of each meat portion and gently shape into ball.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning gently to brown all sides. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until meat is no longer pink. Remove drippings. Pour sauce over meatballs; heat until sauce is hot, stirring occasionally.
  4. To serve, divide spaghetti between each plate and top with 3 meatballs and sauce each.
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Nutrition Information
Calories: 482 View complete nutrition information
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Teia March 11, 2017

I'm new at lowering our red meat intake and wasn't sure about ground turkey as a spaghetti dinner, but it was surprisingly good.

char January 27, 2012

This is a healthy twist on an old standby (I used to use ground beef and cheddar cheese when my kids were young).

Vicki January 24, 2012

Fantastic! Super tasty!

princessFROMM January 23, 2012

I cooked this last night for my family and we LOVED it!!!! I was looking for new recipes and now thanks to this website my laptop goes w/me in the kitchen as my new found cookbook! I can't wait for my fam. and I to try more of these delicious creations!!!!!!!

jnsweber January 22, 2012

Great Recipe! Awesome will make it again

LaraA January 14, 2012

Made this. AWESOME! Used beef instead of turkey.