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Recipe of the day: Meatball Casserole

If you are looking for a delicious and fuss-free way to enjoy your leftover meatballs, this Meatball Casserole recipe is a perfect solution that guarantees a satisfying and enjoyable meal.


Meatball Casserole

  • 8 ounces rotini pasta
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar prepared marinara sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup prepared pizza sauce
  • ½ cup milk
  • 10 frozen cooked meatballs, thawed
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste

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Homemade Meatball Casserole. Picture: iStock
Homemade Meatball Casserole. Picture: iStock


Step 1

Preheat oven to 425 degrees C (220 degrees C).

Step 2

Stir rotini, marinara sauce, water, pizza sauce, and milk together in a bowl. Pour into a deep baking dish; pasta should be completely submerged in sauce. Cover dish tightly with foil.

Step 3

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes; uncover and arrange meatballs on top, pushing them partially into pasta and sauce; cover tightly with foil.

Step 4

Bake until pasta is tender yet firm to the bite, 20 to 30 minutes more.

Step 5

Uncover; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; return to oven for 5 minutes. Remove and let cool 5 minutes before serving.

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