Thursday, February 3, 2011

Spaghetti and Meatballs - Kitchen of Love

It is time for Cucina D’amore ~ Kitchen of Love
hosted by C from Mele Cotte since 2008.
This event allows everyone to share recipes
that contain aphrodisiac foods right in time
for Valentine's Day.

Here is my idea for a Romantic Dinner:
Spaghetti and Meatballs with a nice glass of red wine.

Turkey Meatballs:

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
1 lb. ground turkey
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 slice stale bread, chopped
1/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1 large egg white, lightly beaten
pinch of salt and pepper

Mix the ground turkey, parsley, basil, bread, ricotta, parmesan, egg white, minced garlic, teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste in a bowl using your hands. Form into medium size meatballs. Cook in saute pan with oil browning lightly on each side. The add the meatballs to your sauce and simmer for 10 -12 minutes until they are
completely cooked.

This is what I am talking about ~ Spaghetti and Meatballs ~ makes a great, romantic dinner.

1 comment:

Chris said...

Yum! Love Spaghetti and Meatballs. And, they're perfect for the event and a simulation of the scene from Lady an the Tramp.

Thanks for participating my friend! We must get together soon...:)