Buttons and Bows

Buttons And Bows Recipe

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Colleen Sowa

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@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...

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
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)

How to Make Buttons and Bows

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.

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About Buttons and Bows

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




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