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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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