Prep time: 7 MINUTES
Cook time: 13 MINUTES
Serves: 6 SERVINGS
1 lb spaghetti
1 lb extra-lean ground beef or turkey
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried rosemary
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbs canola or vegetable oil
1 jar (26 oz) spaghetti sauce
Measure and mix the meatball ingredients.
2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the meatballs and brown, shaking the pan, about 5 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and the remaining thyme and rosemary. Reduce the heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes, uncovered, and stir occasionally.
3. To serve, spoon sauce and meatballs over each serving of spaghetti. PER SERVING (2 cups): 566 calories, 16 g fat (5.1 g saturated), 971 mg sodium, 60 mg cholesterol. Tomato-based sauces are a great source of lycopene, which has been linked to a reduced risk of cancer and heart disease.