Mama Mia Meatballs

Makes 50 Appetizers

1 1/4 pounds ground turkey breast or 96% lean ground beef
1/2 cup dried Italian bread crumbs
1/3 cup grated nonfat Parmesan cheese
2 egg whites
1 onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon crushed fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons whole fennel seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

1 1/2 cups fat-free bottled marinara sauce

Combine the meatball ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, and mix thoroughly.
 Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.  Shape the meatball mixture into
50 (1 inch) balls, and place the meatballs on the baking sheet.  Bake the meatballs
at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until thoroughly cooked.  Transfer the
meatballs to a chafing dish or Crock-Pot heated casserole to keep warm.  Place
the marinara sauce in a small saucepan, and simmer over medium-low heat just until
hot.  Pour the sauce over the meatballs, toss gently to mix, and serve.

SERVING SIZE:  1 appetizer

POINTS:  0.5 (0.5)

PER SERVING: 23 Calories/3.2 g Protein/0.1 Fiber
0.2 g Fat g/ 40 mg Sodium

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