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Easy Pasta Skillet with Meatballs

Pasta Skillet with Meatballs is a quick and easy meal that will be ready in 30 minutes. All you need are the ingredients, a pan, and your stovetop! This dish will satisfy those pasta cravings without feeling like you're eating just carbs for dinner. You can serve it as an entrée or add a salad to make it into a full meal.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword easy pasta skillet, pasta skillet, pasta skillet with meatballs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 3 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 482kcal


  • Cast iron skillet
  • Wooden spoon or spoon


  • 1 bag of frozen meatballs or Homemade Meatballs
  • 16 ounce box of pasta cooked according to package directions and drained
  • 24 ounces pasta sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded Colby jack cheese


  • Set the oven to broil.
  • If you are making your meatballs homemade, go ahead and make those now. If you are using frozen ones, prepare them according to the directions on the box.
  • Prepare your pasta and cook according to the directions on the back of the box. Make sure to cook just until the pasta is al dente.
  • Heat the cast-iron skillet or the oven-proof skillet that you are using and add in the meatballs, the seasonings, and the pasta sauce. Stir everything together.
  • Next, add in your cooked pasta and 1 cup of the shredded cheese and stir everything together.
  • Heat everything together for approximately five minutes.
  • Sprinkle the remaining one cup of the shredded cheese on top and then place it under the broiler on low.
  • Allow the cheese to melt and begin to bubble. Then remove from the oven and serve.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 482kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 993mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g