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Penne with Ragu

Spaghetti penne Penne with Ragu

Penne with Marinara Sauce and Meatballs
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4

This is a fast and easy dish that begins with prepared meatballs and spaghetti sauce.
  • 12 ounces italian style meatballs (beef or turkey)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1½ cups marinara sauce
  • 8 ounces penne

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and saute until translucent.
  3. Add garlic and saute until fragrant (a few seconds).
  4. Stir in marinara and meatballs and simmer until meatballs are warmed through.
  5. Bring 4-6 quarts of water to a boil.
  6. Add salt to water.
  7. Add penne, return to a boil.
  8. Boil, uncovered, for 9 minutes for al dente.