Whole-Wheat Spaghetti and Meatballs
This simple recipe is full of vitamins C and A. Serve it with toasted Three-Grain French Bread (Chapter 19) and some red wine.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 6–8
1 recipe Sirloin Meatballs in Sauce (see recipe in this chapter)
1 8-ounce can no-salt tomato sauce
½ cup grated carrots
1 16-ounce package whole-wheat spaghetti
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
Bring a large pot of water to boil. Prepare the Sirloin Meatballs in Sauce, adding tomato sauce and grated carrots to the sauce. Simmer until meatballs are cooked.
Cook spaghetti in water according to package directions. Drain, reserving ¼ cup cooking water. Add spaghetti to meatballs in sauce along with ¼ cup of the cheese. Simmer, stirring gently, for 5–6 minutes, adding reserved cooking water if necessary for desired sauce consistency. Sprinkle with the remaining ¼ cup Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
CALORIES: 386.78 | Fat: 12.34g | Saturated fat: 4.08g | Dietary fiber:7.47g | Sodium: 444.23mg | Cholesterol: 51.34mg