Italian Turkey Meatballs With Mostaccioli

Italian Turkey Meatballs With Mostaccioli

Add something hearty to your family’s Italian dinner! Enjoy this pasta and turkey meatball recipe made with Green Giant® Frozen Spinach.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

00

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant® Frozen Spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
6
slices turkey bacon, cooked, crumbled
2
lb. ground turkey
3/4
cup Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1
oz. (1/4 cup) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
2
garlic cloves, minced
2
eggs, beaten
1
(16-oz.) pkg. uncooked mostaccioli (tube-shaped pasta)
1
(28-oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
1
(14.5-oz.) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1
teaspoon sugar
Shredded fresh Parmesan cheese, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine spinach, cooked bacon, ground turkey, bread crumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, garlic and eggs; mix well. Shape into 1 1/2-inch meatballs; place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  2. Bake at 350°F. for 18 to 22 minutes or until browned and thoroughly cooked.
  3. Meanwhile, cook mostaccioli to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  4. In large saucepan, combine spaghetti sauce, tomatoes and sugar; cook until thoroughly heated. Serve hot meatballs and sauce over mostaccioli. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/8 of Recipe)
  • Calories 600
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 150mg;
  • Sodium 1170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 64g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 41g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 4 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.