Meatballs and Twisters

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

For 4 grams of fat and 410 calories per serving, substitute ground turkey breast for the ground beef.

New flavors of rotelle pasta are on the market! Try roasted bell pepper or roasted garlic for an interesting twist.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
1400mg
1400%;
Total Carbohydrate
73g
73%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
34%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.