Recipe for Penne Pasta with Meatballs


Enjoy a hearty and satisfying meal with this delicious recipe for Penne Pasta with Meatballs. Tender meatballs, savory sauce, and perfectly cooked pasta come together to create a comforting dish that will please the whole family.


  • 1 kg Ground beef mix
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp Knorrox All-in-one seasoning
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups penne pasta
  • ¼ cup mushrooms
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • ¼ cup green pepper
  • 1 grated tomato
  • 250 ml fresh cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: grated cheese and parsley for garnish


Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).

In a large bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, grated cheddar cheese, Knorrox All-in-one seasoning, and olive oil.

Roll the mixture into meatballs and place them on a baking sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through.

Cook the penne pasta according to the package directions until al dente.

Drain the pasta and set it aside.

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.

Add chopped onions, crushed garlic, and green pepper to the skillet. Cook until softened.

Stir in the grated tomato and mushrooms, and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Pour in the fresh cream and let it simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Season the sauce with salt, pepper, and any additional seasoning of your choice.

Gently stir in the cooked penne pasta and meatballs into the sauce until everything is well combined.

Optional: Add grated cheese for extra richness and flavor.

Garnish with chopped parsley before serving.

Nutritional Information:

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Diet: Balanced diet
  • Method: Stovetop, Oven
  • Cuisine: Italian-inspired
  • Category: Main Course
  • Serving Size: 1 serving

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Penne Pasta with Meatballs is a comforting and flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion. With tender meatballs, a creamy sauce, and perfectly cooked pasta, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household.


  1. Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef for the meatballs?
    • Yes, you can substitute ground turkey for ground beef if you prefer.
  2. Can I make the meatballs ahead of time and freeze them?
    • Yes, you can make the meatballs ahead of time and freeze them for later use.
  3. Is it necessary to use fresh cream in the sauce?
    • Fresh cream adds richness to the sauce, but you can use milk or half-and-half as a substitute if desired.
  4. Can I add other vegetables to the sauce?
    • Yes, feel free to add any vegetables of your choice to customize the sauce to your taste.
  5. How long will leftovers last in the refrigerator?
    • Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat them in the microwave or on the stove before serving.

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