One-Pan Pasta and Meatballs

Italian night at your house is as easy as this 4-ingredient recipe. You can use our Italian Square Meatballs, ready to use from your freezer, for this recipe.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup water
1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic pasta sauce (any flavor)
1 1/2
cups uncooked elbow macaroni
20
frozen cooked Italian-style or regular meatballs (1 inch)
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat water and pasta sauce to boiling. Stir in macaroni, meatballs and olives. Return to boiling.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until macaroni is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

Don't care for olives? Substitute 1 small green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, or a 6-ounce jar of Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, drained, instead.

Rotini pasta can be used instead of the macaroni.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
790
(
Calories from Fat
290 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32 g
32 %
(Saturated Fat
10 g,
10 %
),
Cholesterol
145 mg
145 %;
Sodium
1940 mg
1940 %;
Total Carbohydrate
92 g
92 %
(Dietary Fiber
6 g
6 %
),
Protein
39 g
39 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
26%;
Calcium
14%;
Iron
40%;
Exchanges:
5 1/2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 3 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.