Classic Meatball Marinara with ZENB Penne

SERVES 4

PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 30 minutes

TOTAL TIME 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts

NUTRITION FACTS

Serving Size: 342g
Servings: 4

Calories: 330

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat15g19%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol20mg40%
Sodium1300mg57%
Carbohydrates22g8%
Dietary Fiber6g21%
Total Sugar10g
Added Sugar0g 0%
Protein29g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 25%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 50mg 15%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 250mg 20%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

FEATURED IN RECIPE


ZENB Penne Pasta

We partnered with @lowstoluxe, who had been testing a few meatball recipes lately and finally settled on a family favorite. She loved that ZENB Pasta is a really simple, healthy swap for any of your favorite pasta recipes. It also tastes just like traditional pasta so it’s the perfect kid-friendly switch! Check out her recipe with ZENB Penne Pasta.

INGREDIENTS

Meatballs
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon basil, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes (add more to your liking)
  • freshly grated Parmesan for garnishing
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, cooked

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Combine all ingredients for meatballs in bowl and mix well.

2.

Coat baking pan with olive oil. Roll meatballs into even sizes and place on pan.

3.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through.

4.

Heat olive oil in medium pan for a few minutes then add onion, garlic, tomatoes, bay leaf and black pepper. Cook on low for 15 minutes.

5.

Add chili flakes and meatballs. Mix well. Heat for an additional 10 minutes.

6.

Serve garnished with Parmesan over cooked ZENB Penne Pasta.

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