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cooked perfect recipe meatball penne with red sauce

Meatball Penne with Red Sauce

Course Dinner
Servings 3 servings


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Other Ingredients

  • 4 each Vine-ripened tomatoes, cored, seeded and diced
  • 4 each Cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces (oz) Tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon (tbsp) Red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon (tsp) Red pepper flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 pound (lb) Penne pasta
  • 1/4 cup Basil, cut chiffonade
  • 1/2 pound (lb) Fresh mozzarella cheese (optional)


  • Cook pasta to al dente according to package directions. Drain.
  • In a sauce pan combine tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, red pepper flakes, tomato paste and add salt to taste. Heat gently, stirring often to ensure uniform heating.
  • Bake meatballs according to package directions and keep warm.
  • Add meatballs and pasta to sauce; stir.
  • Add optional mozzarella cheese and stir until uniform. Garnish with basil.


This recipe can be made with any variety of Cooked Perfect meatballs.
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