Cheesy Meatball Pasta Bake
It’s a new year and most of us are thinking of getting back on track with healthy foods, exercising and dropping bad habits. I have done all the above in the past, failed and then punished myself for it. After a rough 2018, I choose to live this year and that means to indulge, starting with this Cheesy Meatball Pasta Bake. In moderation. I mean, who doesn’t love pasta.
Okay, I’m not promoting an overindulge lifestyle but I am promoting living your life happy and positive; you can do both of those without depriving yourself entirely of foods that you love. I for one, refuse to give up breads and pastas. Just looking at this Cheesy Meatball Pasta Bake makes my tastebuds dance.
Cheesy Meatball Pasta Bake – Ingredients for the WIN
The meatballs are moist with the perfect mixture of flavour, no eggs are needed for fool-proof every time meatballs. Cheesy Meatball Pasta Bake is made extra delicious with a selection of cheese and scratch Italian pasta sauce for a melty and creamy flavourful burst in every bite.
This Cheesy Meatball Pasta Bake recipe offers a tasty scratch pasta sauce recipe but if you prefer to cut time, either make the sauce ahead and store in a mason jar in the fridge for up to 3 days or use your favourite pre-bought pasta sauce at your local grocer. I recommend trying the scratch recipe.
You can also cut time by making the Cheesy Meatball Pasta Bake meatballs ahead and freezing for future meals; this recipe makes a double batch.
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To make the sauce: To make the meatballs: For the pasta bake: Let the pasta cool for a few minutes before serving with some fresh basil. This meatball mix amount will make a double batch of meatballs, perfect for freezing and cutting down on time for the next time you make this-or simply cut this in half.
Creamy Cheesy Meatball Bake
To make the sauce:
To make the meatballs:
For the pasta bake:
Let the pasta cool for a few minutes before serving with some fresh basil.
This meatball mix amount will make a double batch of meatballs, perfect for freezing and cutting down on time for the next time you make this-or simply cut this in half.