Turkey Meatball Pasta

Lianne Castelino and cooking instructor Siva Swaminathan make a healthy, high-fiber turkey meatball pasta recipe
Course Main Dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 ea chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 100% bran soaked in a little water to soften
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 ea egg
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Pasta (whole wheat or white)

Instructions
 

Make meatball mixture

  • Combine turkey, onion, garlic, bread crumbs, oregano, salt, egg in a bowl
  • Soak the bran flakes into a little bit of water to soften them (makes a paste)
  • Add the bran to the rest of the ingredients
  • Form meatballs from the mixture

Poach Meatballs

  • In a frying pan, add about 1/2 inch of water, bring to a boil
  • Add meatballs
  • Cover and cook for about 10 minutes
  • Add meatballs to your pasta sauce
  • Continue cooking for about 45 mins

Video

Notes

Meatballs also freeze well to use in other dishes.
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