Meatball & Pasta Bake

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Kayla & Rileigh V

By
@Kgantt

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Meatball & Pasta Bake

Step-by-Step

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

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About Meatball & Pasta Bake

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