Spaghetti Squash and Turkey Meatballs
A perfect combination of seasonings with a secret ingredient to make the best meatballs for a healthy alternative to pasta by using spaghetti squash. A family-friendly healthy meal that is also great for leftovers.
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 pounds lean ground turkey
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs
- 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
- 1 Tbsp unflavored gelatin
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cloves minced fresh garlic
- 1 whole Spaghetti Squash
- Pepper to taste
- Salt to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Wash Spaghetti Squash, Poke a few holes in and place in microwave to cook on high for 12 minutes.
In a mixing bowl add all ingredients and mix.
Form small meatballs in your hands and place on a lined baking sheet.
Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
When Squash is finished cooking, allow it to rest for 10 minutes. This is so the steam isn't too hot when cutting open.
Cut Squash in half. Scoop out seeds. Use fork to shred pulp out onto plates.
Remove from oven. Serve over spaghetti squash with your favorite marinara sauce. Makes about 24 meatballs.
Serving: 200g | Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 531mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 309IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 244mg | Iron: 3mg