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vodka pasta sauce with meatballs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
michaelle kuehne
chicago, IL

this quick and easy, low fat with the turkey instead of ground beef. My grandchildren love it

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For vodka pasta sauce with meatballs

  • 1 sm
    onion chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 6 c
    crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 2 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1/4 c
    italian bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 4 oz
    mozzarella cheese cut into 1
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 lg
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 lb
    pasta of choice
  • parmesan cheese

How To Make vodka pasta sauce with meatballs

  • 1
    Heat olive oil in dutch oven. Saute onion and garlic about 5 min on medium. Add vodka and stir until vodka is absorbed. Add crushed tomatoes and Italian seasonings... simmer on low about 10 min. Place meatballs in suce and simmer approx 20 min untill meat is done. Serve over your pasta of choice and sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  • 2
    Mix turkey,egg, bread crumbs, salt and pepper, Italian seasoning and parsley flakes... mix well. Shape into large meatballs, ( will make approx 6-8) depending on size. Place a cube of cheese in center of meatball and shape around the cheese to totally enclose. Brown in 2 tbsp olive oil

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