Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole

rachel ross

By
@rross

Use any kind of meatball you want - turkey, chicken, beef

A new spin of spaghetti and meatballs!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

16 oz
dried ziti or penne pasta
1 jar(s)
(26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1 pkg
(16 oz) italian-style frozen cooked meatballs, thawed
1 can(s)
(15 oz) italian-style tomato sauce
15 oz
ricotta cheese
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese

Step-By-Step

1Cook pasta according to package directions, drain. Return to pan.

2Stir in pasta sauce, meatballs and tomato sauce. Transfer to an ungreased 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole.

3Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.

4Meanwhile in a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese and parmesan cheese. Uncover pasta mixture and spoon ricotta mixture in mounds over pasta.

5Cover loosely; bake about 10 minutes more or until heated through. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes more.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Casseroles
Regional Style: Italian