This was an easy to throw together meal. I had the penne in the pantry and both the Creamy Tomato Sauce and the Lentil Meatballs in the refrigerator waiting to be used. Everything could be assembled ahead of time so when you got home from work you could pop it in the oven and in 30 minutes a meal is ready. Just enough time to get yourself comfy.
- GF Penne (I like Jovial)
- 1 recipe Creamy Tomato Sauce
- 1/2 recipe Lentil Meatballs
- 1/2 c nutritional yeast
- Basil, fresh, garnish
Note: I would make a full recipe of the Lentil Meatballs and freeze half the recipe for another time.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cook penne according to package directions in a large dutch oven. Reserve about a coup of the penne liquid before draining the penne.
In the large dutch oven that you cooked the penne in, combine the penne, Creamy Tomato Sauce, Lentil Meatballs and nutritional yeast. Add pasta liquid as needed. You want the sauce a little soupy because the penne will soak up some of the sauce as it bakes.
Bake for 30 minutes. Garnish with some fresh basil.
This would be great served with my Easy Focaccia Bread.
Serve. Eat. Enjoy.