2016.05.17 Pasta; Meatball, Mushroom, Brown Rice, Quinoa, Roasted Garlic

2016.05.17 Pasta; Meatball, Mushroom, Brown Rice, Quinoa, Roasted Garlic


Toasting the meatballs in the oven adds texture and flavor. The spaghetti is starchy so rinse well and then toss with oil or else it tends to clump.

Shopping Cart (Products are suggestions, substitute per need/want):

16 oz. Trader Joe's meatless meatballs
12 oz. Trader Joe's mushroom medley
16 oz. Trader Joe's organic brown rice quinoa spaghetti
24 oz. Trader Joe's roasted garlic sauce

Fridge/Pantry Staples:

EVOO
Parsley
Pepper
Salt
Vegan Parmesan

Measurement/Preparation:

1/2 quarter pan (jelly roll pan)
Large pot
Large skillet (12"-14") or wok
Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Cooking:

Place meatballs evenly on oven pan and cook 15 minutes.
Cook spaghetti per package (I recommend 5 minutes longer).
The pasta is very starchy (pasty), so rinse well, then toss with olive oil.
Cook Mushroom medley in skillet as per instructions.
Add sauce to mushroom medley in skillet and bring to simmer.
Add meatballs, when done browning, to skillet sauce mix.

Plating:

5-6 servings
Place pasta on plates
Top pasta with sauce mix.
Sprinkle sauce mix with vegan Parmesan and parsley

Wine:

Green Fin 2014 California Red Table Wine

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