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Simple Smokey Penne and Meatballs

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Penne with prepared meatballs simmered in a marinara-BBQ sauce combo is topped with green onions, Cheddar cheese, and cilantro."
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15 m servings 401 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Pour whole box of pasta into a large skillet (approximately 12 inches in diameter). Pour 3 cups of cold water into the pan ensuring that the water covers the pasta. Turn the burner to high and set your timer to 10 minutes (optional: add a bit of salt to taste).
  2. After 5 minutes add meatballs and stir to combine.
  3. With about 1 minute left add both sauces and season with salt and pepper, fold to combine.
  4. Remove the skillet from the heat and top with onions, cheese and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 401 calories; 11.3 g fat; 57.2 g carbohydrates; 18 g protein; 49 mg cholesterol; 523 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My family loved this!!! AND it was easy!

Everybody LOVED this. Will make it again.