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Meatball Casserole

Meatball Casserole is a casserole that is almost like a meatball lasagna with a mix of cheeses, noodles, meatballs, spaghetti sauce, and more cheese!

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Meatball Casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 486 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iamhomesteader.com

Ingredients

Cheese Mixture

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup parmesan, grated (we prefer freshly grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 12 ounces egg noodles, cooked al dente

Meatballs

  • 40 meatballs, fresh or frozen (but thawed and precooked)
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce

Toppings

  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, freshly grated
  • parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Cook the egg noodles, al dente, per package instructions. Drain and set aside.

Cheese Mixture

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, ricotta cheese, milk, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper.

  2. Add the warm cooked noodles to the cream cheese mixture. Stir to combine.

Assembling

  1. Prepare a 9x13-inch baking dish by spraying it with nonstick spray.

  2. Spread the cheese mixture on the bottom of the prepared baking dish.

  3. Carefully set the meatballs on top of the cheese mixture.

  4. Pour the spaghetti sauce over the top of the meatballs, and top with the mozzarella cheese.

  5. Bake, uncovered until heated through (about 30 minutes).

  6. Serve warm, adding fresh parsley for garnish (optional).