Rating: 4.5 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

This slow cooker recipe combines flavored tomatoes, Italian-style meatballs and pepper strips. You can just walk away until it's time to cook the pasta.



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Spray inside of large slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, meatballs and pepper strips in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 4 hours or until meatballs are hot and peppers are tender.

  • Meanwhile, cook penne according to package directions. Drain. Stir meatball mixture to mix well. Serve sauce and meatballs over pasta; top with cheese.

Cook's Tips

When storing leftovers, spray the insides of plastic storage bags before putting your food inside. Your leftovers will come out cleanly and intact.

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; protein 20.9g; carbohydrates 52.3g; fat 10.4g; cholesterol 53.3mg; sodium 839.8mg. Full Nutrition