Let’s make it straight, spaghetti with turkey meatballs are not Italian. Italy has its own version of meatballs called polpettes and they’re made with any red meat, fish, chicken or turkey. So where is this dish coming from? The origin of spaghetti and meatballs started with Italian immigrants coming to America between 1880 and 1920. As the nation got richer they were able to put meat on the table more often than back at home. The sauce was made from canned tomatoes which were that time very popular at local groceries. And why spaghetti? Because it was the only Italian pasta available in America.
Today I will show you my favorite turkey meatballs with spaghetti and