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Easy Pasta Meatballs

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24 meatballs
40 Min

Easy Pasta Meatballs are definitely not your usual meatballs, but they'll get just as many raves. Try them for a change.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup pastina, acini de pepe or other small shaped pasta
  • 1 pound ground turkey or veal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (28- to 29-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup water

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil then coat foil with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except spaghetti sauce and water. Form mixture into 24 golf ball-sized meatballs and place on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake meatballs for 8 to 10 minutes, or until brown, then immediately spoon them into a 2-quart casserole dish. In another large bowl, combine spaghetti sauce and water; pour over meatballs.
  4. Cover casserole and bake 30 to 40 minutes, turning meatballs occasionally.


Serve these meatballs as an hors d'oeuvre, or over cooked pasta as a main dish.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 24

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 74
  • Calories from Fat 20
  • Total Fat 2.2g 3 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.6g 3 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 5.4g 11 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 14mg 5 %
  • Sodium 319mg 13 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 8.4g 3 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1 %
  • Sugars 1.9g 0 %

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Does this recipe need ground Beef?

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