Turkey Spinach Meatballs


2 cups shredded (food processor) spinach

1 pound of ground turkey (93% lean)

1 egg

2 packets of Quaker oatmeal 

2 TBS of 4 C Grated Parmesan Cheese

1/4 cup onion and bellpepper diced

1 TSP of crushed garlic

2 TBS chopped cilantro

1/8 TSP sea salt

1/8 TSP black pepper

1 jar of 365 Organic Italian Herb pasta sauce (Wholefoods)

Makes 6 servings (2 meatballs in sauce over veggie noodles)

The Meatballs:

-Preheat oven to 375 degrees

-Line cookie sheet with foil, spray with non-stick

-Lightly saute garlic, onions, and bell peppers.

-Mix all ingredients in a bowl

-Take big spoonfuls and place on cookie sheet

-Cook for 20 minutes (it will finish cooking in the sauce)

The Sauce:

Pour jar of sauce in pot and add meatballs.

-Simmer for about 20-30 minutes

The Noodles:

-Boil package of spiraled sweet potato, butternut squash or I did both for this recipe.

-Serve sauce over noodles.


Macros (for the meatballs, sauce, and spiraled sweet potato/butternut squash

Calories: 432

Protein: 33g

Carbs: (from veggies) 44g

Fat: 14g 

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