Using zucchini means instead of all the sugar and carbs, you will be loading up on vitamins A and C. When you compare 2 cups of pasta with 2 cups zucchini noodles,pasta has 480 calories 90 grams of carbsand 2 grams of fiber, while the latter has 66 calories, 12 grams of carbs and 4 grams of fiber.
Course: Main Dish
3Tablespoons parmesanfreshly grated
1/2 teaspoondried parsley
1/4 teaspoongarlic powder
Kosher salt and freshly cracked pepperto taste
2lbs zucchini (3 medium)spiralized
2cups marinara sauceI like Rao's or Newmans
1/4 cupParmesan cheesefreshly grated
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil a 9x13 inch baking pan or dish and coat with non-stick spray.
In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, panko, Parmesan, pepper flakes; season with the salt and pepper. using a wooden spoon or clean hands, mix until well combined. roll the mixture into 16-20 meatballs, each 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
Place the meatballs in the prepared baking dish and bake for 15-18 minutes until browned all over and cooked through; set aside.
Place the zucchini in a colander over the sink. Add the salt and gently toss to combine; let sit for 10 minutes. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the zucchini for 30 seconds to 1 minute and drain well.
Divide the zucchini into the meal prep containers. Top with meatballs, marinara sauce, and Parmesan. Will keep covered in the refrigerator 3 to 4 days. Reheat in the microwave, uncovered, in 30-second intervals until heated through.
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