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Italian Turkey Meatballs With Mostaccioli

Enjoy your hearty dinner with this bacon, turkey and Green Giant® Frozen Spinach meatballs served over mostaccioli flavored with spaghetti sauce – perfect for Italian meals.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 0
 

Ingredients

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

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  • 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.
  • 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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Calories
600
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
1170mg
1170%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.