Meatball & Pasta Bake

Kayla & Rileigh V

By
@Kgantt

My daughter loves to help make this, as well as, devour it!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8 medium
meatballs (homemade or pre-packaged)
1/2 large
vidalia onion
1/2 large
green bell pepper
2 Tbsp
diced garlic
1 can(s)
black olives
3 c
marinara sauce (homemade or store bought)
1 Tbsp
butter
8 oz
spiral or penne pasta
1 tsp
salt (or more/less to taste)
1 tsp
pepper (or more/less to taste)
1 c
shredded mozzarella

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet add butter to melt over medium heat.
2
Put meatballs in pan to brown sides. (8 to 10 minutes)
3
Add diced onions and bell peppers to pan with meat balls to saute. (5 minutes)
4
Turn heat down a little and add black olives and marinara sauce. Salt and pepper to taste. (simmer for 10 minutes)
5
Boil pasta while meatballs and marinara simmer.
6
Mix everything in and 9x13 baking dish and cover. Place into a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees. (bake for 30 minutes)
7
Uncover and sprinkle shredded mozzarella to cover and place back in oven uncovered. (bake for 8 to 10 more minutes)
8
Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes and serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: For Kids