Monday, August 9, 2010

Mexicali skillet pasta

This meal is perfect for the nights that you don't have a whole lot of time to cook or just don't want to slave away at the stove. Add a salad and some bread and you have got dinner.

1 lg onion chopped
1 jar salsa (16 oz)
1 cup marinara sauce
12- 14 frozen fully cooked meatballs
1 1/2 cups cavatappi pasta or elbow macaroni
1 cup shredded mexican cheese blend.

In a nonstick skillet,heat 1 tbs oil over med high heat. Add onion and cook until soft about 3 mins. Stir in salsa,marinara sauce and 1 2/3 cups of water. add meatballs. Cover and bring to a boil. Stir in pasta and cover.Over med low heat simmer until pasta is tender. About 15 mins. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese.Remove from heat let stand 5 mins before serving.

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