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Meatballs and Twisters

Meatballs and Twisters
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 4

Enjoy your delicious dinner made with meatballs and spiral pasta that is ready in 40 minutes. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked rainbow rotelle (spiral) pasta (8 ounces)
1/2
pound ground beef
1/3
cup soft bread crumbs
1/3
cup finely chopped onion
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup tomato paste
2/3
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2
    While pasta is cooking, spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Mix beef, bread crumbs, onion, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper and garlic. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Cook meatballs in skillet over medium-high heat until brown on all sides.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook about 15 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in center. Serve over pasta.

Expert Tips

  • For 4 grams of fat and 410 calories per serving, substitute ground turkey breast for the ground beef.
  • New flavors of rotelle pasta are on the market! Try roasted bell pepper or roasted garlic for an interesting twist.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholesterol
30mg
Sodium
1400mg
Total Carbohydrate
73g
Dietary Fiber
6g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
34%
34%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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