Fettuccini and Meatballs

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Turmeric Fettucini With Turkey Meatballs

Turkey meatballs are braised with marinara sauce and then served over twisted turmeric fettuccini noodles. Of course any noodles will do but we love these yellow beauties!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 362kcal
Author: Judy Doherty


  • 8 ounces turkey breast ground
  • 8 ounces fettucini noodles turmeric, lemon, or any yellow color
  • 3 cups marinara sauce low sodium (220 mg or less per serving)
  • 1 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano


  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  • Make the meatballs. Mix the turkey with the breadcrumbs, salt, and oregano. Mix and make round 12 round balls. Fry each one in olive oil, then add the marinara sauce. Cover and place in a 375-degree oven for 15 minutes or until done. Stir once or twice while cooking.
  • Serve the marinara sauce and meatballs over each plate of pasta.


Round out each pasta plate with a huge salad. 


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 964mg | Potassium: 706mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3mg
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