Baked Elbows and Meatballs

Deneece Gursky


After my party this past weekend I had a whole lot of sauce and meatballs left over. I didnt want them to go to waste and yet another meatballs sub was just not happening. I had homemade sauce and meatballs for the party so I used them in this dish. However you can use your favorite sauce and frozen meatballs for a quick dinner that feeds a good size group.


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1 box elbow macaroni cooked al dente
your favorite spaghetti sauce
about 30 meatballs
sliced provolone cheese
parmesan cheese
cuban rolls
garlic salt
garlic powder

How to Make Baked Elbows and Meatballs


  • 1Preheat oven to 350
  • 2In a large baking dish spread a layer of sauce and then put elbows on top.
  • 3Mix elbows with sauce.
  • 4Now add a layer of the sliced provolone
  • 5Sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  • 6Add meatballs on top of this
  • 7Then another layer of provolone
  • 8Top off with sauce and sprinkle with parmesan
  • 9Bake in oven for about 30 to 35 minutes
  • 10Allow to cool slightly
  • 11While pasta cools slice rolls in half and butter insides, sprinkle with a touch of garlic salt and then garlic powder and place face down on a baking sheet. Bake in 400 oven till light brown and crispy on outsides.
  • 12Serve pasta with additional sauce if desired and several slices of garlic bread

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About Baked Elbows and Meatballs

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

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