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Smart Spaghetti & Meatballs

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6 servings

The secret ingredient in these smart meatballs? Spinach! Even your pickiest eater will love 'em when they're paired with pasta and sauce.

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  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Combine first 5 ingredients, 3/4 cup mozzarella and 2 Tbsp. Parmesan. Shape into 18 meatballs, using about 2 Tbsp. for each; place on rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 15 min. or until done (160ºF). Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package and heat spaghetti sauce in separate saucepans.
  • Drain spaghetti; place on platter. Combine meatballs and sauce; spoon over spaghetti. Top with remaining cheeses.
* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Watching Sodium?

Save 440mg of sodium per serving by preparing with low-sodium spaghetti sauce.


Prepare using KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Italian* Three Cheese Blend.

Food Facts

Breaking the spaghetti in half before cooking it makes it easier for the kids to eat.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Starch
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The spinach adds both delicious flavor and an excellent source of vitamin A to this low-calorie meal that can fit into a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 400
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 840mg
Carbohydrate 44g
Dietary fiber 8g
Sugars 9g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 130 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 45 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • abbyz2000 |

    I've made this twice and it's so awesome. I use plain bread crumbs and ground turkey. Mine made 27 meatballs and they were good size. Took 5 minutes longer to bake. I am going to make this for company some time, it's that good!

  • lancaster18 |

    Wonderful! I make this all the time. :-)

  • Ashleynet |

    I am not a big spinach fan but I loved this recipe!