Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rosé #McSkilletSauce #WeekdaySupper

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Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rosé adds a touch of elegance to everyday spaghetti and meatballs. Sicilian Chicken with Tomato, Basil & Garlic #Mcskilletsauce makes it easy!

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I love pasta and meatballs any day of the week. Beef, turkey, chicken or a meatloaf mix with beef, pork and veal all make great meatballs.

Sometimes I get to be a stickler when it comes to sauce. It needs to satisfy what I’m craving. A good tomato based sauce like McCormick’s Sicilian Chicken with Tomato, Basil & Garlic is a great place to start!

This sauce has all the good stuff that I put in my own sauce without spending hours of cooking time to achieve.

It is so easy to use straight out of the package. Notice how convenient the sauce is packaged. I can stand them upright on my pantry shelf or  lay down on its side to save space without worrying about glass breakage or leaks.

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The best meals start with the best ingredients.

Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rose Ingredients

Start your pasta and while it cooks, make your meatballs. Mix together ground chicken, onion, celery flakes, basil, 3 Tablespoons Parmesan.
Form into mini meatballs. (18 to 20) Meatballs will be slightly sticky.

Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rose Step 1

Heat the oil in your skillet over medium- high heat. Add meatballs and turn to coat meatballs with oil. Fry over medium heat, turning often to brown on all sides. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until thoroughly cooked. Too dry? Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water to help steam meatballs if necessary.

Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rose Step 2

Add pasta, McCormick sauce and half and half or milk. Heat thoroughly and serve.

Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rose Step 3

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Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rosé #McSkilletSauce #WeekdaySupper
 
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ pound ground chicken
  • 3 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried celery flakes
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups dried pasta (mini penne, penne, ziti)
  • 1 package McCormick Skillet Sauce Sicilian Chicken with Tomato, Basil, Garlic
  • ¼ cup half and half or 2 percent milk
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan for topping(optional)
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  2. While pasta cooks, mix together ground chicken, onion, celery flakes, basil, 3 Tablespoons Parmesan.
  3. Form into mini meatballs. (18 to 20) Meatballs will be slightly sticky.
  4. Heat oil in skillet over medium- high heat. Add meatballs and turn to coat meatballs with oil. Fry over medium heat, turning often to brown on all sides.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until thoroughly cooked. Too dry? Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water to help steam meatballs if necessary.
  6. Add pasta, McCormick sauce and half and half or milk. Heat thoroughly and serve.
  7. Serve with grated Parmesan on side if desired.

 

Try these McCormick Skillet Sauces for new, quick dinner sensations!

Smoky Applewood BBQ Chicken with Bacon: Whip up a quick and easy weeknight chicken dish with smoky BBQ flavor.
Taco with Chipotle & Garlic:  Add a hint of smoky chipotle heat to your favorite weeknight tacos.
Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry: Classic flavors like ginger, garlic and soy sauce give you the perfect stir-fry every time.
Sweet & Smoky Sloppy Joes: Barbecue flavor gives this classic American meal a smoky sweet twist.
Fire Roasted Chili: A Robust combination of fire-roasted garlic and chili pepper boosts the flavor of this dinnertime staple.
Fajita with Roasted Chile, Garlic & Lime: Fire up fajitas with this sizzling blend of roasted chili pepper, garlic and lime.
Sicilian Chicken with Tomato, Basil & Garlic: Infuse Italian-style chicken and mushrooms with a savory blend of sweet basil and garlic.

 

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Sunday Supper Movement

Enjoy all these great McCormick Skillet Sauces Weekday Supper ideas from the Sunday Supper Group!

Monday – Spicy Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry over Broccoli Noodles by The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen
Tuesday – Sweet & Smoky Lentil Sloppy Joes over Millet Cakes by The Wimpy Vegetarian
Wednesday – BBQ Chicken & Bacon Pizza by I’m Not the Nanny
Thursday – Skillet Taco Pie by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Friday – Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rosé by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings

Find more great ideas for Weekday Suppers on our Weekday Supper Pinterest Board !

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18 Responses to Chicken Meatballs and Pasta Rosé #McSkilletSauce #WeekdaySupper

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  2. Katie says:

    Mmmm – I LOVE pasta…and I like that you used the skillet sauce for this dish – great flavor!
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  3. Hezzi-D says:

    I am such a sucker for pasta and I love the addition of chicken meatballs!
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  4. What an elegant dish that you were able to pull off for a quick weeknight meal! Love it!
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  5. I love how you incorporated the skillet sauce in this dish Cindy! Wish I could have some now!
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  6. Renee says:

    I love that sauce! I think I might make it with ground turkey. Yum.
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  7. Tara says:

    Nice post, this looks delicious and easy!!
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  8. Liz says:

    Oh, my. Does this look like one scrumptious meal! Easy and delish!!!
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  9. Your photos are lovely! This dish looks wicked tasty. I love it. Pinned.
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