Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole

rachel ross


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

A new spin of spaghetti and meatballs!


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
45 Min


  • 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

How to Make Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain. Return to pan.
  2. Stir in pasta sauce, meatballs and tomato sauce. Transfer to an ungreased 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole.
  3. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile in a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese and parmesan cheese. Uncover pasta mixture and spoon ricotta mixture in mounds over pasta.
  5. Cover loosely; bake about 10 minutes more or until heated through. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes more.

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About Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole

Course/Dish: Pasta, Casseroles
Regional Style: Italian

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