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The Other Meatballs and Spaghetti

The Other Meatballs and SpaghettiYounger chefs can help mix meatball mixture by hand and shape into meatballs. Be sure to follow kitchen safety rules with children helping. Serve with garlic bread and a leafy green salad.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound ground pork
4 tablespoon bread crumbs
1 large egg
1 tablespoon finely minced onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash hot pepper sauce
1 (28-ounce) jar marinara sauce
12 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix together pork, bread crumbs, egg, onion and seasonings. Shape meat mixture into 3/4-inch diameter balls.
  2. Brown meatballs in large skillet over medium-high heat for about 5 to 10 minutes Remove from pan.
  3. Heat marinara sauce in same skillet, add meatballs back to skillet. Cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes Serve over hot spaghetti (or other pasta, if desired).

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 398; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 74mg; Total Carbs: 54g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 25g; Sodium: 725mg.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.