Buttons And Bows Recipe

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Buttons and Bows

Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

I always love Doris Day's song, "Buttons and Bow". I made up this recipe when I was a teenager... my little tribute to Doris Day.....

My family loves it... I hope you will too...


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Serves:

8 - 12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

MEATBALLS (BUTTONS)

1 medium
onion (minced small)
1/2 lb
ground beef
1/2 lb
pork sausage
1
sleeve of crackers (made into crumbs)
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
each: garlic powder, basil, salt and pepper

PASTA

1 pkg
(large) bow tie pasta
1 pkg
(small) bow tie pasta

ADDITIONAL MEAT (BUTTONS)

1 pkg
mini pepperoni

SAUCE

4 qt
your favorite pasta sauce ( i use either white sauce or red sauce)

VEGGIES

2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 small
each: yellow zucchini and green zucchini (unpeeled and sliced into rounds)
1/2 large
each: red and green bell peppers (cut into thin strips)

CHEESE

parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together all ingredients. Form mini meatballs, cook them in skillet. Set aside.
2
Cook pasta according to package directions.
3
Saute the veggies in a little olive oil.
4
Heat the sauce, add the meatballs and pepperoni.

Put this on a plate, and add some colorful veggies!
5
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy