Meatball and Breadstick Sub Skewers

Twist an easy 7 ingredients into fun meatball and breadstick skewers begging for a dip in pasta sauce.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach
2
slices whole wheat sandwich bread, torn in pieces
1/4
cup half-and-half
1
lb ground turkey
1
can Pillsbury® refrigerated original breadsticks
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
2
cups tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line 2 large cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • 2 Microwave frozen spinach as directed on box; cool slightly. Squeeze dry with paper towels.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix bread pieces and half-and-half; let stand 1 minute. With fork, mash bread until well blended. Add spinach, turkey, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; mix well. Shape mixture into 36 (1 1/2-inch) balls.
  • 4 Unroll dough; separate into 12 breadsticks. Thread one end of a breadstick on 10-inch skewer; add 1 meatball, leaving 1/4 inch between dough and meatball. Repeat threading with breadstick and 2 additional meatballs. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining breadsticks and meatballs.
  • 5 Bake 18 to 22 minutes, rotating cookie sheets halfway through bake time, or until meatballs are no longer pink in center and meat thermometer in center of meatball reads 165°F. Sprinkle each meatball skewer with about 1 tablespoon cheese. Bake 3 to 4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 6 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, cook sauce over medium-low heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thoroughly heated. Serve with meatball skewers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    1000mg
    1000%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    42g
    42%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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