Meatballs — folks can work up a passion about these babies. The recipe I made tonight would be a major assault to Italians in the area, not to mention their grandmother’s.
I do have recipes that are true to the old school, but I made a lean version tonight and paired it with a hefty whole wheat pasta.
It was a test, of sorts. I wanted to see if the kids liked my healthier take on a good old fashioned favorite. In the recipe below, I give lots of options to make your own version of this classic.
I used 100 percent whole wheat spaghetti and used ground turkey, exclusively, in the recipe. I omitted the garlic and basil (“…what are those green things?). The result was different, but there were no screams of protest; only clean plates. To my palate the meatballs were a bit dry, but cooking them in the sauce helped immensely.
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