Spag

Lean muscle recipe

Spaghetti and meatballs

An Italian favourite without all of the fat and carbs.

Crave some pasta and meatballs, but can’t deal with the calories? Consider this healthy swap, which replaces the noodles with spaghetti squash and ground beef with ground turkey.

 

SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS

SERVINGS: 1

PREP TIME: 10   |   COOK TIME: 20

YOU’LL NEED

115gm lean ground turkey

1 cup cooked spaghetti squash

¼ cup fat-free ricotta

½ cup tomato passata sauce

1 cup raw spinach

 

DIRECTIONS

1. Mix desired spices with ground turkey and roll into balls; add desired spices to sauce and cook meatballs in sauce until done.

2. Cook spaghetti squash in a shallow baking pan with 1cm of water in pan at 175 degrees in oven until tender.

3. Scrape out spaghetti squash with fork to make spaghetti strings.

4. Top spaghetti squash with meatballs, sauce, and spinach, and top with ricotta.