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Joy & Judy LIVE - Learn How To Make Spaghetti & Meatball Grill Pockets

Have you ever thought about making spaghetti and meatballs on the grill?! Neither have we until twin sisters, Joy & Judy taught us how to make this delicious and healthy spaghetti and meatball recipe!


  • 1 pound brown rice spaghetti, or regular pasta, cooked for about 6 minutes
  • 8 whole tomatoes, chopped
  • fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoons Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 -3 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 3 -4 tablespoons good quality olive oil
  • fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • fresh grated parmesan, garnish
  • fresh mozzarella balls, garnish
  • meatballs, recipe follows
Healthier Meatballs
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • ½ cup almond meal (you can sub Italian breadcrumbs,but recipe won't be gluten-free or low-carb)
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped½ tsp salt½ tsp pepper

Preparation Instructions

Preheat grill to medium heat. Cut pieces of aluminum foil into 12 inch sheets. In a bowl, toss together pasta, chopped tomato, parmesan cheese, basil, salt, pepper, garlic/onion powders and olive oil (if you're using it). Spoon one serving of pasta mixture (about 1 1/4 cups) into the center of each packet. Place the prepared meatballs, as many as you want, on top of pasta. Seal up foil packet. Reduce grill heat to low, then place packets on grill. Cook for 10-12 minutes, shaking packets halfway through cooking. Remove from grill, garnish with extra parmesan, mozzarella balls, and serve immediately. Amazing!!!

For more recipes from twins Joy & Judy, visit their page Twin Sisters, Love, and Cooking.

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