Meatball Sandwich Casserole

Meatball Sandwich Casserole

With frozen meatballs, this hearty entrée for six is easy to make. You can use our thawed Italian Square Meatballs from your freezer for homemade goodness!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

18
to 24 slices (1/4 inch thick) baguette French bread
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
1
package (1 lb) frozen cooked Italian-style or regular meatballs (32), thawed
1
bag (1 lb) frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry, thawed, drained
1 1/2
cups tomato pasta sauce
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Brush 1 side of each bread slice with oil. In ungreased 9 1/2-inch deep-dish pie plate, line bottom and side with bread, oil side up and slightly overlapping slices.
  2. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, gently mix meatballs, bell pepper and onion stir-fry, and pasta sauce to coat.
  4. Spoon meatball mixture into crust; bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated in center. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
If the meatballs that you're using are large, just cut each one in half before mixing with the sauce.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 550
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 27g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 1130mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 50g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 26g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.