Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Cooking On The Fly (See Jane Make)

Sometimes, you just need a meatball.  I got home from work at 7PM, realized I had no food, ran to the store and came back with the essentials--and still no idea what I was going to cook.  I scrolled through blogs to procrastinate and Liz's meatball recipe caught my eye.  I knew right then and there I needed to make my go-to Turkey Italian meatballs (recipe) right then and there. I also prefer to make my own sauce, so I added crushed tomatoes and fresh basil from my windowsill plant, all served over an easy pasta.  Et voilà:  dinner.

For the meatballs:
1 lb ground turkey
3 cloves garlic
1 t salt
1 t pepper
1/2 t red pepper flakes
1 t italian seasoning
1 egg
1/2 c italian breadcrumbs
handful fresh chopped basil

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.  Form into meatballs and sauté in olive oil with one onion (diced) over medium heat until browned on all sides.  Add 28 oz. can of crushed tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste for additional half hour.  Serve immediately over pasta.


  1. This looks super delicious and very close to my mom's recipe for meatballs :)


  2. Yum! Every time I make meatballs they're dry & flavorless . Maybe I should try following a recipe! :)

  3. Yes I agree with you sometimes you need a meatball. This looks so yummy. Can't wait to try it.

    xx Mira


  4. Yum! I love pasta, I think a little too much for my own good. :)

  5. Thanks for sharing this recipe. I need to try it.

    Have a wonderful day.


  6. Wow, I'm impressed you can come home from work and make such a delicious looking dinner! I definitely have to try this!

    ~ Caroline

  7. Yum! Those meatballs looks delish Anna.

    Chelsea & The City

  8. Have been in China for the past week, and have been craving some good pasta and meatballs! Gosh, I just want to lick the screen right now...

  9. looks yummy! i love pasta.



  10. ddddd0914oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakleysunglassesoutlets.us.com/
    ralph lauren, http://www.poloralphlaurenoutlet.it/
    ralph lauren,ralph lauren uk,ralph lauren outlet,ralph lauren outlet online,polo ralph lauren outlet,ralph lauren polo
    moncler coats, http://www.moncler.us.com/
    rolex watches uk, http://www.rolexwatches-uk.co.uk/
    louis vuitton outlet,louis vuitton outlet online,louis vuitton,louisvuitton.com,authentic louis vuitton,louis vuitton factory outlet,cheap louis vuitton
    pandora jewelry, http://www.pandora.eu.com/
    michael kors handbags, http://www.michaelkorshandbags.in.net/
    longchamp handbags, http://www.longchamphandbag.us.com/
    coach outlet canada, http://www.coachoutletcanada.com.co/
    abercrombie and fitch, http://www.abercrombie-fitch-hollister.fr/
    abercrombie and fitch,abercrombie and,abercrombie,abercrombie kids,abercrombie fitch,abercrombie.com
    ugg uk, http://www.cheapuggboots.me.uk/
    michael kors outlet, http://www.michaelkorsoutletusa.net/
    oakley sunglasses wholesale, http://www.oakleysunglasses-wholesale.us.com/
    cheap jordans, http://www.cheapjordans.us.org/
    cheap oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakleysunglassesdiscount.us.com/
    ray ban, http://www.occhiali-rayban.it/
    pandora jewelry, http://www.pandorajewelryoutlet.us.com/
    longchamp outlet, http://www.longchampoutlet.name/
    swarovski jewelry, http://www.swarovski.in.net/

  11. prada outlet store, http://www.pradaoutlet.us/
    tory burch outlet online, http://www.toryburch.in.net/
    marc jacobs outlet, http://www.marcjacobs.cc/
    ferragamo shoes, http://www.ferragamo.eu.com/
    cheap jordans for sale, http://www.cheapjordans.us.org/
    tods shoes,tods shoes sale,tods sale,tods outlet online,tods outlet store,tods factory outlet
    tods outlet store, http://www.todsoutlet.us.com/
    kobe 9 elite, http://www.kobe9elite.us.com/
    timberland shoes, http://www.timberlandboots.name/
    fitflop shoes, http://www.fitflop.in.net/
    hollister clothing store, http://www.hollisterclothingstore.net/
    hollister shirts, http://www.hollistershirts.co.uk/
    abercrombie fitch, http://www.abercrombie-fitch.us.com/
    hollister, http://www.abercrombie-fitch-hollister.es/
    hollister pas cher, http://www.abercrombie-fitch-hollister.fr/
    ralph lauren outlet, http://www.poloralphlauren.us.org/
    ralph lauren polo, http://www.ralphlaurenoutlet.in.net/
    polo shirts, http://www.poloralphlaurenshirts.us.com/
    nfl jerseys, http://www.cheapnfljerseys.org/
    mlb jerseys, http://www.cheapmlbjerseys.net/

  12. الاول خدماتها تغطى جميع انحاء المملكة فهى افضل شركات التنظيف بجدة ومكة والرياض وينبع والاحساء والدمام نتميز باننا نوفر افضل العماله المدربة الماهرة نقدم تنظيف منازل وخزانات وبيوت وفلل وشقق ومجالس وسجاد وموكيت
    شركة تنظيف خزانات بجدة
    شركة تنظيف منازل بالدمام
    شركة نقل اثاث بينبع
    شركة تنظيف خزانات بينبع

    شركة تنظيف بمكة
    شركة تنظيف بالقطيف
    شركة تنظيف بالاحساء
    شركة شراء اثاث مستعمل بالرياض
    شركة نقل اثاث بجدة
    شركة تنظيف كنب بشرق الرياض