Recipes

Smart Spaghetti & Meatballs Recipe

6 Servings

Dinners

30 MIN

Prep

15-30 mins

Cook

0 MIN

Calories

400

Ingredients

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

2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided

3 tbsp

Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided

1/2 lb

whole wheat spaghetti, uncooked, broken in half

1 jar

(24 oz.) CLASSICO Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce

Instructions

Step 1

Heat oven to 375ºF.

Step 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.

Step 3

Bake 15 min. or until done (160ºF). Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package, omitting salt and heat pasta sauce in separate saucepan.

Step 4

Drain spaghetti; place on platter. Combine meatballs and sauce; spoon over spaghetti. Top with remaining cheeses.