ZENB Elbows Meatball Parm Pasta Skillet


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 45 minutes

TOTAL TIME 55 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 566g
Servings: 4

Calories: 730

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat20g26%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Dietary Fiber11g39%
Total Sugar12g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 8%
Vitamin D 1mcg 6%
Calcium 379mg 30%
Iron 10mg 60%
Potassium 966mg 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.


ZENB Elbows Pasta

Enjoy your ZENB Elbows Pasta by making this Meatball Parm Pasta Skillet recipe. You and your family will enjoy the mouthwatering flavor this dish provides. Get your ZENB Pasta and your skillet ready, and start cooking!


  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Elbows Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup unseasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley, plus additional for serving
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese



Preheat oven to 400°F. Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain; return to pot.


Meanwhile, heat oil in large, oven-proof skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions, garlic and pepper; cook 4-5 minutes until softened. Cool. Whisk egg, milk, bread crumbs and parsley in large bowl. Add cooked onions and ground beef; mix to combine.


Form mixture into 16 meatballs; arrange in skillet. Bake for 12-13 minutes or until cooked through (165°F). Remove skillet from oven. Add pasta and marinara sauce; mix gently to combine. Sprinkle top with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes or until browned and bubbly.

Tasty Tips

Bake meatballs ahead and freeze until ready to use in air-tight containers or resealable plastic freezer bags.

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