Click for Cookbook LOGIN
"After dinner sit a while, and after supper walk a mile."--English Saying

Meatball Pasta Bake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Meatball Pasta Bake is from ET's Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!


Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (16 oz) pkg Penne pasta
1 small sweet onion, chopped
1 medium- size fennel bulb, thinly sliced (optional)
2 TB. Olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp fennel seeds
2 (24oz) jars marinara sauce
2 (14oz) pkg frozen meatballs, thawed
1 c. Fresh orange juice
3/4 c. Chicken broth (organic optional)
1 tsp. Firmly packed orange zest
1 medium red ( or green) pepper, chopped
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 c. Torn fresh basil
1 1/2 (8oz) package fresh mozzarella cheese slices
Garnish with fresh basil


Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350║
SautÚ onion & fennel in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until tender
Add garlic & fennel seeds & sautÚ 1 minute.
Stir in marinara sauce & next 6 ingredients. Bring to a boil, then lower heat , cover & simmer for atleast 10 minutes.
Remove from heat, add basil, cooked pasta & salt to taste.
Transfer to lightly greased 13x9 baking dish. Top with cheese
Bake on foil lined baking sheet for 25 minutes or until bubbly.
Garnish with basil

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

91W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!