Low-Fat Low-Salt Italian Meatballs In Tomato Sauce
|Chopped onion||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), chopped (Large Cloves)|
|Green pepper||1⁄2 , cut into 1 inch strips|
|No salt tomato sauce||15 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Crushed dried oregano||1 Teaspoon|
|Crushed dried basil||1 Teaspoon|
|For meat balls|
|Ground turkey breast meat||1 Pound|
|Finely chopped celery||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), chopped|
|Crushed dried oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Crushed dried basil||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Fat free herb cracker||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), processed to fine crumbs (Healthy Valley)|
|Cooked brown rice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|White pepper||1 Dash|
1) In a large skillet, bring a mixture of sauce ingredients to a boil and uncover and simmer gently for 5-10 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
2) Mix the ingredients for meatball and figure them into 1-inch balls.
3) Put the balls at once into the boiling sauce and gently simmer by covering partially for 15-20 minutes until meat loses its pink color inside.
4) Toss the balls as and when needed to ensure even browning on all sides.
5) Serve hot.
Calories 364 Calories from Fat 79
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g13.6%
Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 73.7 mg24.6%
Sodium 112.2 mg4.7%
Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%
Dietary Fiber 5 g20.1%
Sugars 16.7 g
Protein 31 g61.7%
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 56.3%
Calcium 11.5% Iron 22.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet