Baked Meatballs and Pasta

“I found this in a box of recipe cards I bought at a garage sale.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add macaroni to a pan of boiling water and cook until just tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a bowl combine meat, onion, breadcrumbs, parmesan, basil and egg. Form heaped teaspoonfuls into small balls.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan. Add the meatballs and cook until well browned, drain then transfer to an ovenproof dish. Reserve oil in pan.
  4. Preheat oven to 180c.
  5. Sauce:.
  6. Add onion and garlic to the frying pan; stir over a low heat until onion is softened. Add the capsicum and mushrooms; cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Stir in the tomato paste then water and wine. Bring to the boil, stirring well.
  8. Mix in the macaroni, salt and pepper and pour over the meatballs.
  9. Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes, then sprinkle with combined mozzarella and extra breadcrumbs. Bake for a further 10 minutes (or until golden).

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