Homemade Spaghetti O's and Meatballs

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Ingredients

8 servings
  • ⅝ pounds Ground Chicken
  • 4 ½ tablespoons Pesto
  • ¼ cups Bread Crumbs
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt #1
  • 4 ½ cups Tomato Sauce
  • 2 ½ cups Water
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • 8 ounces Anelliti Pasta
  • ¾ cups Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
  • ¼ cups Milk
  • 8 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Salt #2
  • ¼ teaspoons Black Pepper

Freezer Containers

  • 8 Quart Freezer Bags

Directions

Combine ground chicken, pesto, breadcrumbs, salt #1 in bowl. Roll into meatballs about 3/4 of an inch using a heaping teaspoon. Set aside. In a large pot combine tomato sauce, water and garlic powder. Bring to a boil. Add pasta and meatballs to the pot. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 20 minutes, or until pasta is soft. Stir in cheese, until melted. Add milk, butter, salt #2 and pepper.

Freezing Directions

Combine ground chicken, pesto, breadcrumbs, salt #1 in bowl. Roll into meatballs about 3/4 of an inch using a heaping teaspoon. Set aside. In a large pot combine tomato sauce, water and garlic powder. Bring to a boil. Add pasta and meatballs to the pot. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 20 minutes, or until pasta is soft. Stir in cheese, until melted. Add milk, butter, salt #2 and pepper. Allow to cool. Divide among indicated number of freezer bags, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Reheat in microwave 1-2 minutes, until heated through.

Nutritional Information

Not Available

About This Recipe

Spaghetti-O's and Meatballs from a can are a big hit around here so we decided to make our own and see if the kids could tell the difference. Now you can too!

Meet The Cook

Heather enjoys being a “home chef” and loves to cook for her family.  As a rule, her family eats dinner together every night.  Freezer cooking gives her a little more free time to read, shop, and sew cute clothes for little girls.

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