Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole

1
rachel ross

By
@rross

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

A new spin of spaghetti and meatballs!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole

Step-by-Step

  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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