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Zucchini 'Meatballs' and Spaghetti

Prep Time
45
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

6 servings

Enjoy a classic Italian dish without the meat with Zucchini 'Meatballs' and Spaghetti. Zucchini 'meatballs' feature bread crumbs, cheese, egg and more.

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  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add zucchini; cook 5 min. or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain in colander. Use back of spoon to press zucchini into colander to remove as much liquid as possible. Cool zucchini 5 min.
  • Place zucchini in large bowl. Add bread crumbs, cheese, garlic, egg and 1/4 cup basil; mix well. Shape into 18 "meatballs," using about 2 Tbsp. zucchini mixture for each ball. Place on rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 15 min. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package, omitting salt. About 5 min. before spaghetti is done, cook pasta sauce in large saucepan on medium-low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain spaghetti; place on platter. Add zucchini balls to pasta sauce; stir until evenly coated. Spoon over spaghetti; sprinkle with remaining basil.

Special Equipment Needed

Substitute

Prepare using your favorite variety of CLASSICO Pasta Sauce.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

Nutrition Bonus

Substituting shredded zucchini for the ground beef in these flavorful meatballs adds 1 cup of the recommended 2-1/2 cups of vegetables per day to your diet. Plus, you'll love the fact that this hearty meal is also low in both calories and fat.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 340
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 720mg
Carbohydrate 56g
Dietary fiber 7g
Sugars 12g
Protein 15g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 25 %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 4 out of 5 by from Tasty meatballs I made this recipie and turned out great,very tasty and easy to make. Also a very money saving meal.
Date published: 2018-07-24
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