Kraft User
Add a Recipe
Shopping List
Favorites
Hi there! Looking for the old site? Click here, but please note some features have been disabled.
Smart Spaghetti & Meatballs Recipe
Recipe Image

Smart Spaghetti & Meatballs Recipe

30 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
Healthy Living
The secret ingredient in this smart spaghetti and meatballs recipe? Spinach! Even your pickiest eater will love this combo of meatballs, pasta and sauce.
What You Need
Select All
6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
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 Mozzarella Cheese, divided
3 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
1/2 lb. whole wheat spaghetti, uncooked, broken in half
1 jar (24 oz.) OLIVO by CLASSICO Traditional Pasta Sauce
Add To Shopping List
* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 375ºF.
2
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.
3
Bake 15 min. or until done (160ºF). Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package, omitting salt and heat pasta sauce in separate saucepan.
4
Drain spaghetti; place on platter. Combine meatballs and sauce; spoon over spaghetti. Top with remaining cheeses.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Watching Sodium?
Save 440mg of sodium per serving by preparing with low-sodium pasta sauce.
Tip 2
Substitute
Prepare using KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Italian* Three Cheese Blend.
Tip 3
Food Facts
Breaking the spaghetti in half before cooking it makes it easier for the kids to eat.
Nutrition
Calories
400
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
14%
Saturated Fat 4.5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 85mg
28%
Sodium 840mg
37%
Total Carbohydrates 44g
16%
Dietary Fibers 8g
29%
Sugars 9g
18%
Protein 32g
64%
Vitamin A
220%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
35%
Iron
30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
6 servings
* 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.
Add To Shopping List
MY LISTS
CREATE NEW
Save to List
Cancel
Similar Recipes
View More
skavaAd1
skavaAd2
rdpKarma
Ratings & Reviews