Italian Meatballs and Fettuccine

Meatballs find their place atop fettuccine sparked with Italian dressing in this fresh and zesty meal.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated fettuccine
8
oz frozen Italian meatballs (about 8)
1 1/2
cups coarsely chopped plum (Roma) tomatoes (4 to 5 medium)
1/2
cup Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz), if desired
  • 1 Cook fettuccine as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan. If necessary, cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave meatballs, uncovered, on High 3 to 6 minutes, stirring once, until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Gently stir meatballs, tomatoes, dressing and basil into cooked fettuccine. Cook over low heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, just until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    730mg
    730%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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