Sausage-and-Pepper Meatballs

  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    A spring-loaded scoop makes quick work of forming meatballs.

    Ingredients

    • Coarse salt
    • 3/4 pound spaghetti
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 medium yellow onion, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices
    • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
    • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes, pureed, or 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
    • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
    • 1/2 cup plain dried breadcrumbs
    • 1/2 cup whole milk
    • 1 pound ground pork
    • 3/4 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
    • Grated Parmesan, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 624 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 30 g 45.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 51.34%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 85 mg 28.46%
    • Sodium: 680 mg 28.34%
    • Calcium: 139 mg 13.9%
    • Potassium: 331 mg 9.47%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 56 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.61%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 31 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 15.61%
    • Vitamin C 34.2%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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