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Red Penne with Garden Veggie Meatballs

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“A lighter, more diet friendly version of an old favorite. For submission to the Ready, Set, Cook #3 contest.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. --ForMeatballs--.
  2. Put chicken in a large bowl.
  3. Add salt and pepper.
  4. With your hands, mix in all other ingredients and form into 1 1/2 inch balls.
  5. Brown balls in a tiny bit of oil.
  6. --ForRed Penne--.
  7. Saute onion, garlic, red and green peppers,mushrooms and red pepper flakes in the olive oil until onions are translucent.
  8. Add tomato sauce and tomatoes; simmer for approximately 5 minutes.
  9. Add basil, salt and pepper to taste and sugar (if needed).
  10. Add browned meatballs and simmer for 15 minutes.
  11. Cook and drain penne according to package directions.
  12. Toss penne with sauce,meatballs and asiago cheese and serve on warm plates with a side of garlic bread.

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