Meatballs with Tomato Spinach Sauce

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 medium egg whisked
  • 1 16-oz. bag baby spinach
  • 1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the first 6 ingredients (pork through egg). Form into even sized meatballs.
  • Pour into a 9x13 inch baking dish and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and add spinach and tomatoes on top of the meatballs.
  • Return to oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes until spinach is wilted and meatballs are cooked through. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Zucchini Pasta. Julienne or cut large zucchini lengthwise into thin strips; stir-fry in a skillet coated with olive oil over medium-high heat until slightly limp.
NUTRITION: 413 Calories; 26g Fat (55.4% calories from fat); 27g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 135mg Cholesterol; 433mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Fat.
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