Pasta Spaghetti with Turkey Pesto Meatballs

posted by RisaG 04-16-99 6:03 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *

Spaghetti with Turkey-Pesto Meatballs

Recipe By : Bon Appetit, March 1999, p. 173
Serving Size : 2 Preparation Time :0:00
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Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 cups chunky tomato pasta sauce
1/2 lb ground turkey
3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs -- * see note
2 1/2 tbsp purchased pesto sauce
1 egg white
1/4 tsp salt
8 oz spaghetti

Spread 1 cup pasta sauce on bottom of heavy medium skillet.

Mix turkey, breadcrumbs, pesto, egg white and salt in medium bowl. Using moistened hands, form mixture into 8 meatballs. Place meatballs in single layer in sauce. Spoon remaining sauce over. Bring to simmer. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until meatballs are cooked through, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender but still firm to the bite. Drain pasta; divide between bowls. Top with meatballs and sauce.

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