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Smart Spaghetti & Meatballs

Smart Spaghetti & Meatballs recipe
photo by:kraft
The secret ingredient in these smart meatballs? Spinach! Even your pickiest eater will love 'em when they're paired with pasta and sauce.
time
prep:
35 min
total:
35 min
servings
total:
6 servings
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What You Need

1
lb.  extra-lean ground beef
1
pkg.  (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained
1/3
cup  seasoned dry bread crumbs
2
cloves  garlic, minced
1
 egg
1
cup  KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Italian* Three Cheese Blend, divided
3
Tbsp.  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
1/2
lb.  whole wheat spaghetti, uncooked, broken in half
1
jar  (24 oz.) spaghetti sauce

Make It

HEAT oven to 375ºF.

MIX first 5 ingredients, 3/4 cup shredded cheese and 2 Tbsp. Parmesan just until blended; 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 omitting salt, and heat spaghetti sauce in separate large saucepan.

DRAIN spaghetti; place on platter. Stir meatballs into sauce; spoon over spaghetti. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses.

* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Watching Sodium?
Save 440mg of sodium by preparing with low-sodium spaghetti sauce.
Substitute
Prepare using KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.
Food Facts
Breaking the spaghetti in half before cooking it makes it easier for the kids to eat.
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