Spaghetti and Meatballs

  • Lauren Armstrong
  • September 11, 2014
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Yep, you read that right. Spaghetti and Meatballs. It’s on the menu. And it is so delicious. Now, don’t go just making any old spaghetti and meatball recipe. This is a special low-carb, bariatric friendly version of the classic dish.

Buckle your belts, guys, cause this version of spaghetti and meatballs is something¬†you will want to try tonight! Here we go….

Spaghetti and Meatballs

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Spaghetti and Meatballs
A low carb spaghetti and meatball recipe using zucchini as pasta.
spaghetti and meatballs
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
spaghetti and meatballs
Instructions
  1. Peel and quarter red onion. Peel garlic cloves. Place in food processor and process on low until finely chopped.
    onions and garlic
  2. Combine turkey sausage, ground beef, egg, onions, garlic, italian seasoning, and fresh parsley in a large mixing bowl. Use hands or stand mixer to combine.
    mixing meatballs
  3. From meat mixture into 1-inch meatballs.
    meatball close up
  4. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs to skillet. Use tongs to turn meatballs frequently until thoroughly cooked.
    cooking meatballs 2
  5. Use mandolin slicer or spiralizer tool to slice zucchini noodles.
    slicing zucchini
  6. Place small skillet over medium heat and add zucchini noodles. Spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
    raw zucchini
  7. Continue cooking zucchini, tossing frequently, until noodles soften.
    cooked zucchini
  8. Pour marinara sauce over meatballs. Warm sauce with meatballs in skillet for 2-3 minutes.
    spaghetti and meatballs
  9. Pour meatballs and marinara over zucchini noodles. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, if desired.
    spaghetti and meatball 4

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