Lean Baked Meatballs Marinara
Ingredients icon 9 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 30 to 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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)

Preparation

  1. 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.

  2. 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

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;

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