Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole
- Makes: 8 to 10 servings
- Prep 30 mins
- Bake 45 mins
dried ziti or penne pasta
tomato pasta sauce
Italian-style frozen cooked meatballs (32), thawed
Italian-style tomato sauce
grated Parmesan cheese
shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
- Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return to pan. Stir in pasta sauce, meatballs, and tomato sauce. Transfer to an ungreased 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Bake, covered, in a 350 degrees F oven for 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine ricotta cheese and Parmesan cheese. Uncover pasta mixture and spoon ricotta mixture in mounds over pasta mixture. Cover loosely; bake about 10 minutes more or until heated through. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes more. Makes 8 to 10 servings.
(Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole)Servings Per Recipe 8, sat. fat (g) 14, fiber (g) 7, carb. (g) 57, pro. (g) 33, chol. (mg) 86, Fat, total (g) 28, sodium (mg) 1441, cal. (kcal) 611