You smell the enticing aroma of garlic and oregano. You are ready to dig into the hot meatballs saturated in thick and chunky Maranar sauce. But wait! You realize meatballs are on your "Do Not Eat or Regret It Later List." Don't despair. You can still enjoy this Italian dish. Roll up your sleeves, take off your rings, and prepare to get messy with this this simple and flavorful recipe!
1 pound ground turkey or lean beef
1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon gluten-free soy sauce
1 tablespoon oil
1 cup of marinara sauce
- Combine turkey with onion, garlic, basil, oregano, parsley and salt in a medium bowl.
- Form 24 meatballs.
- Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat until sizzles; add meatballs turning to coat in oil.
- Move the pan around for about 5 minutes to brown all sides until no longer pink inside. Check to see if it is done by cutting one open.
- Pour marinara sauce over the meatballs and simmer on medium low for 15 minutes.
Serve this over warm rice pasta with a side of salad of fresh mixed greens drizzled with Italian dressing.