Meatballs and Twisters

Meatballs and Twisters

Enjoy your delicious dinner made with meatballs and spiral pasta that is ready in 40 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

3
cups uncooked rainbow rotelle (spiral) pasta (8 ounces)
1/2
pound ground beef
1/3
cup soft bread crumbs
1/3
cup finely chopped onion
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup tomato paste
2/3
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon salt
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Mix beef, bread crumbs, onion, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper and garlic. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Cook meatballs in skillet over medium-high heat until brown on all sides.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook about 15 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in center. Serve over pasta.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
For 4 grams of fat and 410 calories per serving, substitute ground turkey breast for the ground beef.
Success Tip
New flavors of rotelle pasta are on the market! Try roasted bell pepper or roasted garlic for an interesting twist.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 460
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 1400mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 73g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.