Meatball Sandwich Casserole

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6
Meatball Sandwich Casserole

Ingredients

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)

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • If the meatballs that you're using are large, just cut each one in half before mixing with the sauce.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
1130mg
47%
Potassium
630mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
9g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
25%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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