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Pasta and Marinara With Meatballs and American Side Salad

Total Time - 8-10 hours / Makes 6 (with leftover sauce) Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare marinara and begin to slow cook - 15 minutes
  • Twenty minutes before serving, complete marinara; prepare salad and serve - 20 minutes

Pasta and Marinara With Meatballs and American Side Salad

Pasta and Marinara With Meatballs

Ingredients
4 cloves garlic
1 (10-ounce) package fresh pre-sliced celery and onions
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup Burgundy wine
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste with basil, garlic and oregano
1 (26 1/2-ounce) box chopped tomatoes
1 (26 1/2-ounce) box strained tomatoes
1 teaspoon pepper
40 frozen meatballs
3 large fresh basil leaves
3 teaspoons fresh parsley
12 ounces spaghetti (3/4 box)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Steps
1. Preheat slow cooker on high.
2. Place in food processor: garlic, celery and onions, carrots and wine. Process 10-15 seconds until coarsely chopped, then transfer to slow cooker.
3. Stir in salt, Italian seasoning, tomato paste, tomatoes, pepper and meatballs.
4. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 8-10 hours.
5. Twenty minutes before serving, fill large saucepan 1/2 full of water. Cover and bring to a boil on high heat for pasta.
6. Rinse basil and parsley. Remove tough stems, chop leaves coarsely, then measure and stir into marinara.
7. Stir pasta into boiling water. Boil 8-10 minutes until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta.
8. Stir olive oil into marinara and serve over drained pasta. (Marinara sauce makes ten 1-cup servings, spaghetti makes 6 servings.)
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American Side Salad

Ingredients
6 cups American salad blend (3/4 bag)
1/3 cup radishes
1 cucumber
1/2 cup grape tomatoes
1/4 cup ranch salad dressing

Steps
1. Place salad blend in salad bowl.
2. Rinse all vegetables and pat dry. Cut ends off radishes and cucumber, then cut both into bite-size pieces. Add to salad.
3. Add tomatoes and dressing to salad.
4. Toss to coat and serve.
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Nutritional Information

Calories 549kcal; Fat 25g; Cholesterol 35mg; Carbohydrate 62g; Fiber 11g; Protein 21g; Sodium 966mg

Daily Values:

Vitamin A 75%; Vitamin C 73%; Calcium 7%; Iron 22%

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Shopping List

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Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup Burgundy wine
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp Italian seasoning
Add to your grocery list 1 (26 1/2-oz) box chopped tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup ranch salad dressing
Add to your grocery list 12 oz (3/4 box) spaghetti
Add to your grocery list 1 (26 1/2-oz) box strained tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 1 (6-oz) can tomato paste with basil, garlic and oregano

Frozen
Add to your grocery list 40 meatballs

Produce
Add to your grocery list 6 cups (3/4 bag) American salad blend
Add to your grocery list 1  cucumber
Add to your grocery list 3 large leaves fresh basil
Add to your grocery list 3 tsp fresh parsley
Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) package fresh pre-sliced celery and onions
Add to your grocery list 4 cloves  garlic
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 1/3 cup radishes
Add to your grocery list 1 cup shredded carrots

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list pastries
Add to your grocery list grated Parmesan cheese
Add to your grocery list garlic bread

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Utensils & Cookware

slow cooker

  • large saucepan with lid
  • food processor
  • colander
  • salad bowl
  • cooking spoons
  • tongs
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

The slow-cooked flavor of the sauce really permeates the meatballs. Any leftover sauce can be frozen for up to one month.

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