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Smart Spaghetti & Meatballs Recipe

Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

6 servings

The secret ingredient in this smart spaghetti and meatballs recipe? Spinach! Even your pickiest eater will love this combo of meatballs, pasta and sauce.

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Make It

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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, omitting salt and heat pasta sauce in separate saucepan.
  • 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 pasta sauce.

Substitute

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.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

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

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
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 400
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 840mg
Carbohydrate 44g
Sugars 9g
Protein 32g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 220 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 35 %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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was easy to make and was yummier than the meatballs my mom always made :) (sorry mom) This was easy to make and was yummier than the meatballs my mom always made :) (sorry mom)
Date published: 2011-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VERY GOOD -- TO SAVE ON CALORIES AND CARBS, I SERVE MINE ON SPAGHETTI SQUASH...DELISH VERY GOOD -- TO SAVE ON CALORIES AND CARBS, I SERVE MINE ON SPAGHETTI SQUASH...DELISH
Date published: 2013-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made it for supper. Made it for supper. Delicious! I will make it again.
Date published: 2012-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I am not a big spinach fan but I loved this recipe! I am not a big spinach fan but I loved this recipe!
Date published: 2014-07-30
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