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Low Calorie Meatballs


  • 1 lb lean ground beef at least 83%
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 6 oz fresh or frozen spinach
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp chopped
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine beef, spinach, cheese, salt, pepper, garlic, egg, and bread crumbs together in a large bowl and mix with your hands.
  • Form small balls with your hands and place them on a plate.
  • When all balls are formed grab a frying pan and put your oil in it, set on med-high
  • Place your meatballs in the oil and cook on each side about 5 minuets or until cooked all the way through.
  • Place your cooked meatballs on a plate and dab off excess oil. Let cool and toss in with your sauce, pour over spaghetti and serve!