I developed this one-skillet spaghetti and meatball dish to cut down on cooking time for busy nights. The beans, artichokes and tomatoes bump up the nutrition factor, while the lemon and parsley make it pop with brightness. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 package (12 ounces) refrigerated fully cooked Italian turkey meatballs
- 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes, undrained, broken up
- 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed quartered artichoke hearts, drained
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 4 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces (about 1-1/3 cups)
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Grated Parmesan cheese
- In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; brown meatballs, turning occasionally.
- Add tomatoes, beans, artichoke hearts, Italian seasoning and broth; bring to a boil. Stir in spaghetti; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until spaghetti is tender, 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in parsley and lemon juice. Serve with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Spaghetti and Meatball Skillet Supper in Simple & Delicious October/November 2017