LEAN BAKED MEATBALLS MARINARA

Baked Italian Meatballs (Pasta Shot) --
Lean Cut
  • Total Recipe Time: 30 to 35 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  2. 1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  3. 2 egg whites or 1 egg, beaten
  4. 2 tablespoons water
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  7. 2 cups heart healthy or regular pasta sauce
  8. 4 cups hot cooked pasta
  9. 4 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LEAN BAKED MEATBALLS MARINARA

  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.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Comments (2)
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Anonymous

Super easy and a great way to add zucchini in the main dish! I'll definitely make this again.

Anonymous

Delicious and very quick & easy to make. I will definitely make this one again.