Instant Spaghetti and Meatballs

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Lots of Italian seasoning and rich tomatoes make this dinner extra satisfying.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 40 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (26 oz.) pasta sauce
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 package (16 oz.) frozen precooked meatballs
  • 1 package (16 oz.) spaghetti pasta
  • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Add pasta sauce, tomatoes, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, zucchini, and meatballs; bring to a simmer. Stir and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until meatballs are tender.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and place on warmed serving platter. Pour meatball sauce over pasta and sprinkle with cheese; serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (26 oz.) pasta sauce
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 package (16 oz.) frozen precooked meatballs
  • 1 package (16 oz.) spaghetti pasta
  • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Add pasta sauce, tomatoes, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, zucchini, and meatballs; bring to a simmer. Stir and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until meatballs are tender.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and place on warmed serving platter. Pour meatball sauce over pasta and sprinkle with cheese; serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories530
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium1070mg
Total Carbohydrate69g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars10g
Protein23g