Meatball Sub Casserole!

As promised, I am blogging today about the tasty meatball sub casserole that I made the last week for the man and me.

You start by making some meatballs….. using 1/3 cup chopped green onion, 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs, 3 T. grated Parmesan cheese, and 1 lb of ground beef.  Mix altogether, and toll into one inch balls.  I used my cookie scoop & then rounded them out a bit.  It was WAY easy!  Then, you place on a greased rack in a shallow pan.  Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 min or no longer pink.  I did 15, and they were still pink.

Next, slice a loaf of Italian bread into one inch slices….

Arrange in a single layer in the bottom of an ungreased 9×13 pan.  You may not use the whole thing, but rest assured you can eat what’s left somehow 🙂

Combine 8 ounces of cream cheese,  1/2 cup mayo, 1 t. Italian seasoning, and 1/4 t black pepper.  Then spread over the bread, and top with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.

At this point the balls were done…. or at least, I thought they were.

Then you put the meatballs on top of the bread and cheese.  Top with a jar of spaghetti sauce, and 1 1/2 cups of mozzarella cheese.  then, you bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

And then, you eat!

And, the husband is happy!  The recipe said it made 6 servings, but we definitely got more than six out of this!!!

Meatball Sub Casserole

1/3 cup chopped green onion, 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs,  . 3 T. grated parmesan cheese, 1 lb ground beef, 1 loaf Italian bread cut into one inch slices, 8 ounces of cream cheese softened, 1/2 cup mayo, 1 t. Italian seasoning, 1/4 t black pepper, 2 cups mozzarella cheese, 1 jar spaghetti sauce

Combine onion, bread crumbs, Parmesan and beef.  mix well and form into one inch balls.  Place on greased rack in a shallow pan.  Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes or no longer pink

Arrange bread in single layer in ungreased 9×13 pan.

Combine cream cheese, mayo, Italian seasoning, pepper.  Spread over bread.  Sprinkle with 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese.

Arrange meatballs on top of bread and cheese mixture and cover with spaghetti sauce and remaining mozzarella.

Bake uncover at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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