Source: Parents Magazine


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25 mins
4 hrs 30 mins


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  • Combine broth, Neufchatel, and 1 tsp. cornstarch in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer, whisking constantly over medium heat. Set aside.

  • Tear bread into large pieces and place in a food processor with a steel blade attachment. Process to fine crumbs. Transfer the crumbs to a large bowl. Add mushrooms to the food processor and pulse to chop finely. Add the mushrooms to the bowl. Add turkey, 1/4-cup Parmesan, garlic, Italian seasoning blend, pepper and gently knead to combine. Form into 16 meatballs, about 2 scant tablespoons each.

  • Coat the bottom of a 6-qt. slow cooker insert with cooking spray. Arrange meatballs in the bottom of the insert. Pour the sauce over the meatballs. Cover and set the slow cooker to low for 4 hours.

  • When the timer on the slow cooker has 30 minutes remaining, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook spaghetti according to package instructions. Drain well. Divide pasta between 4 bowls. Top with four meatballs each and spoon sauce over the meatballs and pasta. Sprinkle the remaining 2 Tbs. Parmesan over the top and garnish with parsley, if using.

Nutrition Facts

414 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 51g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 5g; protein 35g; sodium 464mg; calcium 100mg; iron 3mg.