Linguini with Roasted Vegetables and al fresco Italian Style Chicken Meatballs

Linguini with Roasted Vegetables and al fresco Italian Style Chicken Meatballs


"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."


30 m servings 610 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • 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!

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 long...

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 m...

Unfortunately, we were not a fan of the meatballs in this. It was another one where I took out the meatballs to save the meal. The linguini with roasted veggies was great, but we did not enjoy...

KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF GOOD! We really enjoyed this recipe and look forward to having it often. My only substitution was using minced garlic for fresh as I didn't realize I was out of fresh garl...

This is fantastic! I made my own meatballs with some Jenny-O Italian flavored turkey sausage which I hated, but not the recipes fault...Everything else was great. Roasting the vegetables reall...

I changed this in the effort to lighten it up. I left out the onion b/c of a food allergy, and substituted baby portobello mushrooms. I used 2 Tbsp olive oil to coat the vegetables AND to cook...

This recipe is a keeper! The only major difference was I used steamed broccoli in place of roasted asparagus since I didn't have any on hand but still wanted to make this recipe for dinner. I ad...

This was good and probably would make again. Not as successful as I had hoped with family. We were unable to get the meatballs,so we used the chicken Italian sausage, and fettuccine instead of l...