Turkey Meatballs Arrabbiata

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil 30 mL
  • 1/2 cup finely diced sweet onion 125 mL
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp hot pepper flakes 5 mL
  • 1 tbsp sugar 15 mL
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste 30 mL
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 796 mL
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil 2 mL
  • 1/2 tsp oregano leaves 2 mL
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 125 mL
  • 1/2 pkg Frozen Extra Lean Turkey Meatballs (about 24 meatballs) 280 g
  • 1/2 pkg penne rigate 450 g
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 60 mL
  • 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese 60 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté, stirring frequently until lightly softened, 2 to 3 min. Stir in hot pepper flakes and sugar, cooking for 10 to 20 sec. Add tomato paste, diced tomatoes, basil, oregano, broth and meatballs; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 to 15 min.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm. Gently stir pasta and parsley into sauce. Garnish each serving with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/8 of the recipe
  • Calories 610
  • Fat 14 g
  • Carbs 88 g
  • Protein 36 g