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Italian Sausage Meatballs

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231
Calories 
1g
Carbs 
8g
Fat 
38g
Protein 
4
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(6 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

My grandmother made the most delicious meatballs. They were always a combination of whatever meat she had in the house beef, pork, sausage, and veal usually combined with eggs, Parmesan, and parsley. Not much else but wow, were they delicious. Inspired by her, I recently decided to make some simple and delicious meatballs with leftover beef and turkey sausage I had at home, The sausage adds tons of flavor without needing lots of added ingredients. This version is baked but you can also cook them in sauce if you prefer. These freeze great so make up a big batch.

Prep Time

Italian Sausage Meatballs

14
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

6
  • 1 1/2 lb 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 lb lean ground turkey sausage
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 U eggs
  • Salt and pepper

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
4 meatballs (186g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231
Calories from Fat 73
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
12%
Saturated Fat 3g
13%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 156mg
52%
Sodium 436mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
1%
Sugars 1g
Protein 38g

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl until just combined.
  3. Roll into 24 meatballs. Bake on a covered baking sheet for 20-25 minutes until just cooked through. Serve with tomato sauce.

Notes

I simmered my meatballs in some homemade marinara sauce after which added 1 PointsPlus per serving.

† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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6 servings 4 meatballs (186g) 231 cal 1 g 8 g 38 g 0 g 3 g 156 g 436 g 1 g

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