Smoky Meatball Pasta Bake Recipe

Smoky Meatball Pasta Bake is a hearty and comforting dish that combines smoky meatballs with pasta and a rich tomato sauce. The meatballs are made with a mixture of ground beef, smoked paprika, garlic, and breadcrumbs, giving them a smoky and flavorful taste. The pasta is cooked until al dente and then combined with the meatballs and tomato sauce. The dish is topped with cheese and baked until golden and bubbly. Serve this Smoky Meatball Pasta Bake with a side of garlic bread for a satisfying and delicious meal.

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40minstotal
15minsPrep
25minsCook
40m.total
15m.Prep
25m.Cook
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Ingredients for Smoky Meatball Pasta Bake Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/4 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 Egg
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/2 cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1/4 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 2 ounce Pasta
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Cheese

Directions: Smoky Meatball Pasta Bake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375掳F and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, combine ground beef, smoked paprika, garlic, breadcrumbs, egg, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Shape the mixture into meatballs and place them in the greased baking dish.
  • STEP 4.In a separate bowl, mix together tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and Italian seasoning.
  • STEP 5.Pour the tomato sauce mixture over the meatballs in the baking dish.
  • STEP 6.Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through.
  • STEP 7.Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 8.Once the meatballs are cooked, remove the baking dish from the oven and sprinkle cheese over the top.
  • STEP 9.Return the dish to the oven and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 10.Serve the Smoky Meatball Pasta Bake with garlic bread and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of ground meat for the meatballs, such as beef, pork, or a combination.
  • If you prefer a spicier dish, you can add some red pepper flakes to the tomato sauce mixture.
  • Leftover Smoky Meatball Pasta Bake can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • To reheat the leftovers, place the pasta bake in a preheated oven at 350掳F for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the reheated pasta bake with garlic bread for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
value
576
calories per serving
26 g Fat42 g Protein64 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    26g
  • Protein
    42g
  • Carbs
    64g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    64g
  • Protein
    42g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    26g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    181mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    935mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    9mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    62mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    28mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    95mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    512mg
  • Selenium
    28mcg
  • Zinc
    8mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp