Garlicky Pasta with Spicy Mexican Meatballs

Garlicky Pasta with Spicy Mexican Meatballs
Garlicky Pasta with Spicy Mexican Meatballs
  • prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Ingredients

    • ½ pound ground pork
    • ½ pound ground pork sausage
    • 1 egg
    • 1 or 2 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, minced (include the sauce that sticks to the chilies)
    • ½ cup grated pepper jack cheese
    • ¼ cup plain or seasoned bread crumbs
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
    • ½ teaspoon onion powder
    • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • a pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
    • 1 cup good olive oil, plus more as needed to coat the pasta
    • 2-4 cloves garlic, minced (depending on how much you like garlic)
    • 1 pound spaghetti
    • ¾ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
    • ground black pepper, for garnish
    • red pepper flakes, for garnish

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1291 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 94 g 144.96%
    • Saturated Fat: 25 g 124.19%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 124 mg 41.38%
    • Sodium: 1492 mg 62.16%
    • Calcium: 452 mg 45.17%
    • Potassium: 466 mg 13.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.03%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 68 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.08%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 43 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Vitamin A 13.11%
    • Vitamin C 3.49%
    • Vitamin D 1.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat17
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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