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Welcome to Day 4 of the Quick & Easy Meals Challenge. Today we're taking a traditional meatball sandwich and turning it into a casserole to delight!
Meatball Sub Casserole
Ingredients: 1 loaf of Italian (or French) bread, cut into one-inch thick slices 8 oz package cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. mayonaise 1 tsp. Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp. pepper 2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1 lb package frozen meatballs, thawed 28 oz jar pasta sauce 1 c. water
Directions: Arrange bread slices in a single layer in an ungreased 13"x9" baking pan; set aside.
In a bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise and seasonings; spread over bread slices. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese; set aside.
Gently mix together meatballs, spaghetti sauce and water; spoon over cheese. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Is this a recipe you would try? Would your kids like it? How often do you use pre-packaged ingredients (like meatballs or pasta sauce) in a dish you serve your family?
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