Kim Biegacki Recipe

Spaghetti & Meatballs in Ninja Cooking System

By Kim Biegacki pistachyoo


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Serves:
4
Prep Time:
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Cooking Method:
Slow-Cooker/Crock Pot

Kim's Story

Well, I invested in the Ninja Cooking System and much to my surprise it has been amazing so far. I was somewhat of a skeptic...but wanting to believe. It does what is says it will do and then some. I am still in shock that I threw in dry pasta, water, spaghetti sauce and my own homemade uncooked frozen meatballs all in one pot and 30 minutes later; perfection! The pasta was al dente & the meatballs the moistest & tender I have ever had.

Talk about convenience and ease, this product is it!

Recipe from Ninja Cooking System Cookbook.

Ingredients

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ninja cooking system
4 c
water
1 lb
spaghetti, dry
1 jar(s)
24 ounces of your favorite pasta sauce or your own homemade sauce
1 pkg
24 ounces frozen meatballs, or your own homemade and frozen

Directions Step-By-Step

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Ninja Cooking System -- ninjakitchen.com
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Pour 4 cups of water into pot. Place your dry pasta down into the water. No need to break in half unless you want to. Add your sauce and the frozen meatballs.
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Set the oven to 300 F for 25 minutes. Cover and cook until pasta is tender and meatballs done. Stir occasionally while cooking. (I used my own homemade uncooked meatballs and they turned out delicious. I did cook for 7 addtl minutes.

If you use a thinner sauce use 1/2 cup less water.
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Serve immediately right from the pot. You can lift out and take it to the table with lid on. Serve this with some Italian bread and a nice salad. A perfect meal. I am still amazed how the pasta came out al dente and the meatballs were the moistest I have ever had!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy


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25 Comments

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Kim Biegacki pistachyoo
Apr 14, 2014
Thanks for the tip Kenneth. I'll have to try that next time.
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Kenneth Doran kdora555
Apr 14, 2014
I have been experimenting with my new ninja. I found that if you reduce the water to 3 cups of water and add 1 small can of tomato paste its less watery and thicker...
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Jan 30, 2014 - Kim Biegacki shared this recipe with discussion groups: Bake, Cook and Learn...Its never too late! Ninja Cooking System
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Kim Biegacki pistachyoo
Jul 24, 2013
I know you really can't double this recipe...I think I tried that once and added more noodles and sauce and got clumpy noodles at the end. Hope this helps a little for ya Deb. Let me know if you try anything different.
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Kim Biegacki pistachyoo
Jul 24, 2013
I just made Swedish Meatballs with dry noodles in the Ninja last night and it turned out well. I put the 4 cups of water in, then dry noodles (I used egg noodles) then my frozen meatballs. I set it for the 25 minutes and at 15 minutes gave it a stir. Then from there I believe I stirred 3 more times. I made my sauce on the stove and added it in after the 25 minutes and set to buffet setting temp. ---I had that happen only once not sure what I did wrong either.