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Supreme Meatball Skewers with Italian Gravy

Supreme Meatball Skewers with Italian Gravy
Total Time:
50 minutes
Active Time:
15 minutes


12 frozen turkey (or chicken) meatballs (12–14 oz)
2 medium carrots, finely chopped
1 large yellow onion, halved and divided
1 large red bell pepper, halved and divided
Cooking spray
1 (28-oz) can no-salt-added crushed tomatoes
2 teaspoons salt-free garlic-herb seasoning blend
1/2 cup water
6 refrigerated reduced-fat crescent rolls (about 6 oz)
12 (6-inch) wooden skewers
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped


  1. Place meatballs in a microwave-safe dish; cook on HIGH 2 minutes or until thawed, then cut in half. Peel and chop carrots; finely chop half the onion and half the bell pepper (1/2 cup each). Chop remaining half onion and bell pepper into 1-inch pieces for skewers.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Preheat large, nonstick saucepan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place finely chopped onions, carrots, and bell peppers into pan and coat with spray. Cook 8–10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until vegetables start to brown. Add tomatoes, seasoning, and water. Cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, coat baking sheet with spray. Cut each crescent triangle into 2 long strips. Thread 1 end of dough onto skewer, then add onion slice, bell pepper slice, and meatball half. Thread with middle part of dough strip, then add onion, pepper, and meatball; finish with top part of dough strip. Place on baking sheet; repeat with remaining skewers.
  4. Bake 18–20 minutes or until dough is browned and meatballs are 165°F. Chop basil; stir into sauce. Serve skewers with sauce.

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Nutritional Information

Amount per 1/6 recipe serving: Calories 240, Total Fat 7.00g, Sat Fat 1.50g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 35mg, Sodium 500mg, Total Carb 28g, Fiber 3.00g, Sugars 10g, Protein 16g, Calc 4%, Vit A 0%, Vit C 0%, Iron 15%

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