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Low Calorie Italian Meatballs


Low Calorie Italian Meatballs

Low Calorie Pasta Sauce

Kimberley K. Eggleston
Using ground turkey sausage in these meatballs makes a low-calorie Italian dinner simple to prepare. Serve with a tasty pasta sauce and spaghetti.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 lb. ground Italian-style turkey sausage
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp salt


1. Using your hands, combine all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Mix until the ingredients are well combined.

2. Use about 2 tablespoons of the meat mixture to form a meatball, rolling it into a ball with your hands. Repeat until you have used all of the meat mixture.

3. Spray a large skillet with non-stick cooking spray, and heat over medium-high heat. Place the meatballs in the skillet, and cook for about 10 minutes, turning the meatballs occasionally, until completely cooked through.

Serves 6

Per Serving Calories 141

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