Brad's weeknight baked pasta & meatballs. Lay foil over a large baking sheet. Spray with nonstick spray, or grease foil. Brad's weeknight baked pasta & meatballs large bag of large elbow macaroni • frozen Italian meatballs • spaghetti sauce.

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Ingredients of Brad's weeknight baked pasta & meatballs

  1. You need 1 of large bag of large elbow macaroni.
  2. You need 3 lbs of frozen Italian meatballs.
  3. You need 2 jars of spaghetti sauce. I used roasted red pepper and garlic.
  4. You need 1 of large onion, chopped.
  5. Prepare 2 tbs of minced garlic.
  6. You need 1 lb of mushrooms, sliced.
  7. It’s 1/4 cup of white wine.
  8. Prepare 2 oz of fresh basil leaves, chopped.
  9. It’s 2 cups of shredded cheddar and Monterey jack mixed.
  10. It’s 3/4 cup of shredded Asiago cheese.
  11. You need 3/4 cup of shredded parmesan.

Grated courgette fried with garlic and chilli makes a very speedy pasta sauce. We have a busy schedule, so we don't have a lot of time to cook on weeknights, and we like to have leftovers for lunch. A quick baked pasta is the perfect solution! Add a simple salad and some red wine.

Brad's weeknight baked pasta & meatballs instructions

  1. Set oven to 350. Lay foil over a large baking sheet. Spray with nonstick spray, or grease foil. Arrange meatballs in a single layer. Bake 25-30 minutes. Flip over half way through cooking..
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 1 tbs oil to the water. Add entire bag of pasta. Cook to al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water..
  3. In a large high wall frying pan, heat 1 tbsp olive oil. Add onions and mushrooms. Saute over medium heat until onions sweat out. Add garlic. Saute 2 more minutes. Turn heat to medium high. Add wine. Reduce liquid by 3/4. Add both jars marina and chopped basil. Reduce heat to medium low. Bring to a simmer..
  4. I used a 10×10, 6 inch deep hotel pan to bake this in, depending on what you have, it might take 2 pans. Whatever you use, grease pan with shortening. Assemble in layers. First pasta, then sauce, then cheddar and jack cheese. Continue to repeat layers. Top with Asiago and parmesan..
  5. Bake uncovered at 350 for 20-30 minutes or until cheese and sauce are bubbly. Serve immediately. Enjoy..

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