Linguini with Roasted Vegetables and al fresco Italian Style Chicken Meatballs

Linguini with Roasted Vegetables and al fresco Italian Style Chicken Meatballs

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"Roasted tomatoes, asparagus, onion and tasty browned chicken meatballs are tossed with linguini, fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese in this quick, colorful and delicious one-dish meal."

Ingredients 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 610 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 610 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 28.1 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 35.1 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 882 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Toss the cherry tomatoes, asparagus, onion and garlic with 2 tbsp of the olive oil, and 1 tsp of the black pepper, spread on the sheet pan, and roast for 10 - 12 minutes. Stir half way, roast until nicely browned.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the linguini according to package instructions, and reserve 3/4 cup of the pasta liquid. Drain pasta and reserve, keeping warm.
  4. Prepare a large saute pan with cooking spray, and brown thawed al fresco Italian Style Chicken Meatballs over medium high heat for 4 - 5 minutes. Add the cooked pasta, roasted vegetables, and toss together.
  5. Lower heat to medium, add remaining olive oil, basil, Parmesan cheese, salt, 1/2 tsp of black pepper, 1/2 cup of the pasta water (add remaining 1/4 cup if needed), toss well.
  6. Serve immediately with crusty Italian bread.
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  1. 32 Ratings


This is the second time I have made this and it was a huge hit with my family!! Absolutely awesome/different meal. I also add fresh mushrooms to the recipe!

Doug Matthews

The meatballs are definitely the star of this dish according to my family. We thought the onions should be diced instead of in rings and that overall, the vegetables should be roasted a bit longer. A little more parmesan and double the meatballs the next time we make this dish.


I really enjoyed this recipe. It was simple and delicious. I substituted green beans for the asparagus because I didn't have asparagus on hand. It was a good substitution. I will definitely be making this again!