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Spinach Turkey Roll

My husband doesn't care much for garlic, so I use elephant garlic, which is milder. He never mentions the garlic being too strong in this recipe, so we're both satisfied with the results. --Delia Kennedy of Deer Park, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce, divided
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce, eggs, bread crumbs, onion, garlic, basil, oregano and mustard. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well.
  • On a sheet of waxed paper, pat turkey mixture into a 12x8-in. rectangle. Sprinkle with spinach and cheese. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side and peeling waxed paper away while rolling. Seal seam and ends. Place seam side down in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Heat remaining spaghetti sauce; serve over turkey.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 230 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 137mg cholesterol, 395mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.

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