1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
2 egg whites or 1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cups heart healthy or regular pasta sauce
4 cups hot cooked pasta
4 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
Heat oven to 400°F. Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg whites, water, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 2-inch meatballs. Place on rack in broiler pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 400°F oven 18 to 20 minutes.
Heat pasta sauce according to package directions in medium saucepan. Add hot cooked meatballs to pasta sauce; stir to coat evenly. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.
Nutrition information per serving: 458 Calories; 63 kcal Calories from fat; 7 g Total Fat; 2 g Saturated Fat; 1 g Monounsaturated Fat; 65 mg Cholesterol; 726 mg Sodium; 62 g Total Carbohydrate; 5.9 g Dietary Fiber; 35 g Protein; 5.5 mg Iron; 8.1 mg Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.1 mg Zinc; 59.6 mcg Selenium; 89.2 mg Choline;