Organic Linguine Marinara with Chicken Pesto Meatballs
By FBWorld Team

While traditional spaghetti and meatballs might be the flagship pasta meal, you can try switching in some linguine and chicken pesto for a delightful spin. It's a great way to jazz up an old favorite. Here's the recipe:

Organic Linguine Marinara with Chicken Pesto Meatballs

Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.

Yields: 6 servings

* Organic
* Sauce

2-8 oz. pkg. Three Bridges Organic Fettuccine
2-15 oz. tubs Three Bridges Heirloom Marinara Sauce
2-7 oz. tubs Three Bridges Superfood Pesto Sauce
1 lb. Chicken Breast, (ground)
3/4 cup Italian Breadcrumbs
2 cups Parmesan Cheese, (grated)
3 cloves Garlic, (minced)
1/2 each Onion, (minced)
1/2 tspn. Italian Seasoning
1 each Egg, (large, lightly beaten)
Kosher Salt and Fresh Cracked Black Pepper (to taste)

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper.

3. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup of Three Bridges Marinara, the ground chicken, Italian breadcrumbs, 1/2 the parmesan cheese, garlic, onion, Italian seasoning, 3 tbsp of the Three Bridges Superfood Pesto and the egg. Season with Kosher Salt and Black Pepper. Mix well but do not over mix or you will have tough meatballs.

4. Using a 2 oz scoop, portion out meat mixture and place on baking sheet. After all meatballs have been scooped onto baking sheet and roll into balls. TIP: If you lightly wet your hands the meatballs will form better and crack less.

5. Bake for 20-25 minutes until lightly browned.

6. Remove from oven and hold warm.

7. To Serve: Heat the remaining Three Bridges Heirloom Marinara in a large skillet.

8. Cook the Three Bridges Organic Linguini according to package directions. Drain well and add to the Heirloom Marinara sauce. Mix well and season with kosher salt to taste.

9. Divide the sauced Linguini evenly into 6 dishes.

10. Divide the Chicken Parmesan Meatballs among the 6 dishes.

11. Sprinkle each dish with the remaining 1/2 of the parmesan cheese evenly.

Serve & enjoy!


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